Omeka/Neatline Workshop Agenda and Links
We’ll be working with the NULab’s Omeka Test Site for this workshop. You should have received login instructions before the workshop. If not, let us know so we can add you.
9:00-9:15 Coffee, breakfast, introductions 9:15-9:45 Omeka project considerations
- Do I need a full Omeka installation for my project, or will a hosted Omeka site work for my needs?
- What plugins and themes do I need?
- What kinds of customizations might I need for my Omeka site?
- What kinds of support do I have or need for working with Omeka?
9:45-10:30 The basics of adding items, collections, and exhibits 10:30-10:45 Break! 10:45-11:15 Group practice adding items, collections, and exhibits 11:15-12:00 Questions, concerns 12:00-1:30 LUNCH! 1:30-2:15 Georectifying historical maps with WorldMap Warp 2:15-3:00 The basics of Neatline 3:00-3:15 Break! 3:15-3:45 Group practice creating Neatline exhibits 3:45-4:00 Final questions, concerns 4:00-5:00 Unstructured work time
Sample Item Resources
- Boston Athenaeum Digital Collections
- their photograph collections
Historical Map Resources
- The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library
- The David Rumsey Map Collection
- New York Public Library Map Warper
- The Official Omeka Documentation is always a good place to start
- Miriam Posner's Up and Running with Omeka.net
- U-Me New Media's Screencast How to Put a Collection Online walks through exhibit building in Omeka.net.
- Arden Kirkland's screencast on Using Omeka with Students (and here's part 2 and part 3)
- Of course, the Official Neatline Documentation
- From Haverford College, Neatline Tutorial in Neatline!
- A NITLE Presentation on Geotemporal Storytelling with Neatline by the Neatline team
- Post introducing the new (and beta) NeatlineText plugin.
Model Neatline Exhibits