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Omeka as a Tool for Developing Digital Projects

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Presentation given at CUNY Digital Humanities meeting, Feb. 9, 2011.

Presentation given at CUNY Digital Humanities meeting, Feb. 9, 2011.

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  • So, using Omeka is perhaps not a decision to be made lightly, but in the end I think that the time spent prepping is well worth it. You can create some impressive projects using this tool and learn a wide variety of skills (digitization, organization, presentation, exhibition, metadata creation) along the way.
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    • 1. Omeka as a Tool for Developing Digital Projects Cynthia Tobar, Mina Rees Library CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative Meeting 2/9/11
    • 2. What are your options? Image courtesy of Omeka.org accessed February 7, 2011.
    • 3. CONTENTdm ®
    • 4. What is it?
    • 5.
      • Omeka is a free, open source web publishing system for online digital archives and was developed by the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.
      • It allows users to publish cultural heritage objects, extend its functionality with themes and plugins, and curate online exhibits with digital objects.
    • 6. Who Can Use It?
    • 7.
      • Scholars, librarians, archivists, educators, or individuals who wants to share collections and exhibits with a wide range of users
    • 8. How Does it Work?
    • 9. -Feature List http://omeka.org/files/docs/Featurelist.pdf -Project Planning Case Studies: a good tool to get you thinking about how to organize an Omeka site. http://omeka.org/codex/Project_Planning_Case_Studies -Screencasts http://omeka.org/codex/Screencasts -Web video http://vimeo.com/6401343
    • 10. Opening of the Erie Canal http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items
    • 11. Item-level record
    • 12. Omeka may not be for everyone
    • 13. Omeka is best suited for projects with a sizable digital collection.
    • 14. Expect to provide more technical support for Omeka-based projects than for WordPress or wiki-based projects.
    • 15. Decide how much time you want to focus on the creation of standardized and complete metadata.
    • 16. Decide how to deal with primary source materials.
    • 17. List of resources http://omeka.org/ http://omeka.org/showcase/ http://omeka.org/codex/Plugins/ExhibitBuilder http://omeka.org/codex/How_Might_You_Use_Omeka http://omeka.org/codex/Documentation http://omeka.org/files/docs/Featurelist.pdf http://omeka.org/codex/Project_Planning_Case_Studies http://omeka.org/codex/Screencasts http://vimeo.com/6401343
    • 18. Thank you! Cynthia Tobar Metadata Librarian [email_address]

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