From the MSDN :
Welcome to the Microsoft Office Information Bridge Framework developers’ home on MSDN. Information Bridge Framework empowers developers to reduce costs of development, and increases flexibility, manageability, security, and extensibility of the Microsoft Office-based information integration solutions.
Whether you are interested in learning about Information Bridge Framework itself or learning about Microsoft Office solutions development with Information Bridge, you will find relevant information here.
Good article on the subject
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and the resource kit