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Exploring Omeka

  1. 1. Omeka software exploration for LOR repository Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  2. 2. Agenda  What is Omeka  Examples  User roles  Highlights/Functionalities  File supports we need  Plugins used on demo  Demo  Future questions Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  3. 3. Omeka  Omeka is opensource – that means there is no cost to use the software  However, we may decide to purchase software to extend it and make it EVEN MORE useful  Omeka will be hosted on our servers on webspace  For now (TESTING purposes), we will use the athenstech.edu domain  A brief interlude… Omeka
  4. 4. Webspace (Portal + Repository; Database; files of learning objects • Admin of webspace/some server tools (PHP, statistics, etc) • Sets up repository software, website, and user roles for portal • Identifies and loads content Server Administration NICK’s magic • Sets up Cpanel • Sets us server software • Sets permissions • Points athenstech.edu domain space to portal server Power users (testers, those who need additional access) upload, edit, delete (maybe), statistics, set up users(maybe) Contributors – can upload & edit; login Anon visitors e.g., not logged in (public, students, etc.) – view only Omeka CPANEL / ROBIN
  5. 5. Omeka Form/ Validation Web Form Description (metadata) – rights -description -download Files (Attached) Upload Login at website Content display is built from database (public search results) Authorized users Writes to Database (MySQL) Portal website Discovery layer / search Public interface Search / browse (no login) Queries (searches)
  6. 6. http://rockefeller100.org/ Note the slideshow – a common feature Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  7. 7. http://www.floridamemory.com/ Omeka – check out the classroom collection Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  8. 8. http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/omeka/exhibits/show/ atomic Omeka alternative design Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  9. 9. http://www.bacarchive.org.uk/ Omeka alternative example
  10. 10. http://aaeaonline.org/1923/ Omeka standard installation Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  11. 11. https://mbda.berry.edu/ Omeka example – nice design Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  12. 12. http://gothicpast.com/ More Omeka
  13. 13. http://www.bmarchives.org /items/show/100202367 Deep purple example Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  14. 14. http://www.bmarchives.org /items/show/100202367 Zoomable map, social media, metadata example
  15. 15. http://learning.lib.asu.edu/ Arizona State Learning Object Repository for library related materials Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  16. 16. Learning objects repository example http://chnm.gmu.edu/laurelgrove/ Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  17. 17. Learning objects repository http://fire.omeka.net/
  18. 18. http://ghslearn.com/items/search Public search example - advanced
  19. 19. Omeka  User roles out of the box:  Superuser (everything; actually more of traditional Admin)  Admin User  Contributor  Researcher  Anon  Can create others using Userroles plugin  Sends email to activate account Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  20. 20. Admin User  Admin users do not have access to the Settings panel.  Items  add items  edit items (including those from other users),  tag items  view all the items that are not public  remove tags by other users  make items public (or not public)  make items featured  Collections  add collections  edit collections  view collections that aren't public  Files  edit/remove files  Tags  rename tags (as in, change the tag 'foo' to 'bar')  delete tags for all items (as in, remove the tag 'katrina' from the whole system at one time)  Item Types  add/edit/delete the available Types  Plugins  Admins may use any of the plugin panels and actions, once activated and configured by Supers. Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  21. 21. Contributor & Researcher  Contributor Users  tag items  add new items  edit their own items  delete their own items  cannot make their own items public.  can see items by other contributors that have not been made public.  create their own exhibits from items that are public.  Researcher  View private items and collections Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  22. 22. Omeka  Upload, describe, create collections and groups  Some support for embedded media  Search, share, download  Private/public Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  23. 23. File formats to support  JPG  TIF  PNG  DOC, DOCX  PPT, PPTX  XLS, XLSX  PDF  WMV  MOV  MP3  .PSD  .DWG  .zip  .eps  Other? .psd, .ai, .stl, .iges Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  24. 24.  Exhibitbuilder  DocsViewer  EmbedCode (will be useful for pulling in feeds like facebook posts, blogs, or other items)  Userroles  Deriatives  Searchbymetadata  PDFText (extract text from PDF)  Social Bookmarking (or Addthis via an iframe)  Simple Contact Form  Simple Pages (Could be our portal interface)  OAI-PMH Harvester (not tested yet)  Item Relations (Define relationships between items - might be a way to get to providing class  level info - not tested yet)  DublinCore extended (metadata)  Dropbox (Batch upload through dropbox!) Omeka Robin Fay @georgiawebgurl
  25. 25.  Exhibitbuilder  DocsViewer  EmbedCode (will be useful for pulling in feeds like facebook posts, blogs, or other items)  Userroles  Deriatives  Searchbymetadata  PDFText (extract text from PDF)  Social Bookmarking (or Addthis via an iframe)  Simple Contact Form  Simple Pages (Could be our portal interface)  OAI-PMH Harvester (not tested yet)  Item Relations (Define relationships between items - might be a way to get to providing class level info - not tested yet)  DublinCore extended (metadata)  Dropbox (Batch upload through dropbox!) Omeka
  26. 26.  Neatline (Timeline) ?  LC Suggest (Suggest topics/subjects/keywords)  Item Order (customize order of items)  Collection Tree (create more of a hierarchy)  Commenting  Geolocation (maybe for some of Jenny's stuff?)  Reports and Barcodes - can generate QR codes of item in PDFs  CSV Import (Excel ? of any use) Omeka
  27. 27.  Demo  Discussion points/followup:  Omeka vs. Fedora  Organization (Taxonomy) – how to create collections? By topic, by format?  Zip files – is there a way to create an embedded viewer? What does Merlot do?  Customizing the upload form  Removing DC terminology (we will use DC)  Procedures/process – guidance about describing items  Thumbnails for nongraphical items?  File limits  Google analytics Omeka
  28. 28. Omeka Omeka.org/about/

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