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Omeka (content management system) Guide

Introduction

Omeka is an open source content management system for individuals, classes, and institutions managing a sharable resource pool across multiple sites.  These resources can include various media types, from 2D and 3D images to video.  UNB Libraries supports faculty and student projects in Omeka, providing a range of services intended to support their teaching and learning, research, and knowledge mobilization objectives.

 

Omeka is a Digital Scholar project, originally launched at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media with funding from multiple organizations. 

Examples

Locally hosted Omeka

UNB Science Fiction and Fantasy showcase - https://exhibits.lib.unb.ca/s/UNBSFF/page/welcome
On our Saint John campus, UNB Libraries holds one of the most significant collections of SFF in an academic setting. The collection includes rare original pulp magazines from as early as 1926, pulp novels, classic novels by the greats of SFF, and the most significant works being published in these genres today. Thousands of items are available to circulate, while those in the special collection and the serials are restricted to in-library use. This page showcases some of the more notable items in the collection.

Archival Wonder Showcase - https://exhibits.lib.unb.ca/s/silverplates/page/welcome
A growing repository of 3D artifacts sourced from UNB Archives & Special Collections, using Sketchfab 3D manipulation embeds

 

Omeka Sites from around the web

1918 Flue Epidemic in Utah - https://exhibits.lib.utah.edu/s/1918-flu-pandemic-in-utah/page/welcome

Baltimore Uprising - https://baltimoreuprising2015.org/

Hearing the Americas - https://hearingtheamericas.org/s/the-americas/page/welcome

SpeakOut - https://exhibits.library.dartmouth.edu/s/SpeakOut/page/home

 

 

Terms of agreement

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Getting started

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