What is Omeka?✤ Web-based publishing software to create archives and web-based exhibits of materials.✤ Uses PHP and MySQL✤ Dublin core metadata✤ Plugins allow for extensibility; Themes allow for design customization
Omeka Installation✤ Download latest from omeka.org✤ FTP to your server.✤ Requirements at omeka.org/codex/
Omeka Items✤ Dublin Core metadata for all items✤ Customizable item types, with fields✤ Many files per item✤ Tags, collection, other metadata from plugins
Omeka Item Types✤ Twelve pre-made item types✤ Can customize fields for each type✤ Can create unique types
Omeka Users✤ Super - Can do anything on the system✤ Admin - Can do anything except access the Settings button.✤ Contributor - Can add items, and edit their own items, but cannot delete items✤ Researcher - Can see non-public items, but cannot add/edit/delete items.
Omeka Themes✤ Easily change look/feel of your public site✤ Documented helpers to retrieve data✤ Standards-compliant HTML and CSS
Omeka Plugins✤ Plugin API allows for additional functionality beyond core features✤ Plugins include ExhibitBuilder, SimplePages, Geolocation, various import/export plugins.