I recently migrated my “Orange County Fallen Heroes” local history project from Omeka version 1x to Omeka 2x. What a difference! One of the best biggest changes I notice in Omeka 2x is the addition of a new plugin — Search By Metadata. This plugin is a HUGE timesaver for me, and provides a much more valuable research experience for my site visitors.
A look at the critical functionality that the Dublin Core “Description” field plays in Omeka sites.
After two and a half years of playing with and teaching Omeka, I recently started building out an Omeka site to publish one of my own personal research projects.
A sample assignment to teach your students or other heritage professionals how to use Omeka to showcase digital history collections or research projects.
Omeka.net: A great solution for smaller digital collections, heritage institutions, and student projects
A review of the new Omeka.net hosted publishing platform for digital collections.