Omeka Workshop Plan

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Title:
Omeka Workshop Plan
Physical Description:
Workshop Plan
Language:
English
Creator:
Taylor, Laurie N.
Santamaria-Wheeler, Lourdes
Thorat, Dhanashree
Publisher:
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, FL
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Abstract:
The Omeka Workshop is being offered to support the activities of the UF Digital Humanities Working Group (DHWG) and others at UF. This is the outline for a 2 hour workshop on online exhibits and using Omeka for spring 2013 at the University of Florida. Omeka.net is a web publishing platform for publishing digital scholarship, presenting and contextualizing primary source materials, and presenting narratives around digital content.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Page 1 of 2 Omeka Workshop Details Date: January 24, Tuesday, 10:30am 12:30pm (pending confirmation) Location: Library West 211 (computer classroom, seats 19) Brief Outline Introduction to exhibits and online exhibits (Lourdes Santamaria Wheeler; 10: 30 11am) Overview of Omeka and h ands on (TBA and Laurie Taylor; 11am 12:30pm) Detailed Outline 1. Introduction to exhibits and online exhibits 2. Overview of Omeka What is Omeka? o Tool for making online exhibits sustainability o Omeka.net: http://info.omeka.net/about/ o Other options: Download and install Collaborate with exhibits professionals Walk through of example exhibit o http://omeka.org/showcase/ o http://info.omeka.net/showcase/ o http://tmsarchives.omeka.net/exhibits 3. Hands on Create a free basic account: https://www.omeka.net/signup o Example site for workshop: http://baldwin.omeka.net/admin/ Add site o URL o Title o Description Review of Dashboard Elements

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Page 2 of 2 o Getting started with Omeka o Items o Collections o Users o Settings Hands on activity o Users Collaborate with colleagues by inviting them to contribute Students can set up groups o Settings Edit General Settings Same when adding a site o T ags o Manage Themes Choose a new theme Configure the theme o Manage Plugins o Items Pro vide metadata Upload items o Write essay to provide context o Other features/functions Tag items to create connections among sources Map collections using geolocation plugin Collect sources via contribution plugin Exhibit material resources o UF Digital Collections: www.ufdc.ufl.edu o Digital Library of the C aribbean: www.dloc.com o All items available for use with Fair Use ( http://ufdc.ufl.edu/ permissions ) Resources Exhibit Design: http://www.exhibits.uflib.ufl.edu/resources.html Omeka Help Guides: http://info.omeka.net/omeka net help Omeka Guide for Scholars (PDF): http://info.omeka.net/wp content/uploads/2011/11/user_guide_for_scholars.pdf