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.
Omeka as a Tool for Developing Digital Projects Cynthia Tobar, Mina Rees Library CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative Meeting 2/9/11
What are your options? Image courtesy of Omeka.org accessed February 7, 2011.
-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
Opening of the Erie Canal http://library.gc.cuny.edu/erie_canal/items