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The growing need for an integrated view of information from different sources has led to the concept of information resource integration. In this paper, a Service Oriented approach for Information Resource Integration called SOIRI is introduced. Information services are put forward as basic elements in the SOIRI approach to realize information resource integration. A design method for information services is put forward, the metadata based management of information services is discussed, and a mediation way for information services access is given, also the SOIRI system for the approach is implemented, all of which contribute to the SOIRI approach. A real project utilizing the SOIRI approach is also discussed in the paper.