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