Omeka Powered: Preserve the Baltimore Uprising

This post is part of an ongoing series where the people behind Omeka-powered sites talk about their content, process, and working with Omeka. Denise Meringolo (@DDMeringolo), Associate Professor of History and Director of Public History at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is a scholar-practitioner in the field of public history. She teaches courses in […]

VRA Core Plugin Ready for your Visual Resources

Today, we are releasing the first direct outcome of an initiative funded by the Getty Foundation to make Omeka more usable for visual culture and art history projects: a VRA Core Element Set plugin. The plugin adds elements from the VRA Core metadata standard to an Omeka site, but it does not replace the existing […]

Omeka Powered: Human Computers at NASA

Part of an ongoing series where the people behind Omeka-powered sites talk about their content, process, and working with Omeka. Professor Duchess Harris is a Professor and Chair of the Department American Studies Department at Macalester College in St. Paul Minnesota, where she is also the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Faculty Coordinator. In this post, […]

Omeka developers are all over the map (in more ways than one)

We recently put out an unscientific survey to get to know who our Omeka developers are and what we can do to help them. All the responses are greatly appreciated. We’re just starting to look through the information, but here’s some things that stand out immediately. 14 Countries, 4 Continents This map only reflects the […]

Who are our Omeka developers?

In the past few years, we have been delighted to see more and more developers of both themes and plugins contacting us on our developer list and on the forums. That has made us curious about who all of you are, and what can we do better to help you. With that in mind, we’ve […]

Omeka Update: 2.4

We are pleased to announce the release of Omeka 2.4. Although most of the changes are behind the scenes, they contribute to a smoother operation overall. We have increased the required version of PHP, now at a minimum of 5.3.2. Be sure to check what version of PHP you are running before you upgrade to […]

Omeka Powered: Eric Nolan Gonzaba and Wearing Gay History

This marks the first in a series of posts where the creators of Omeka projects talk about their content and process, and why they chose Omeka. Eric Nolan Gonzaba (@EGonzaba) is a doctoral student in American history at George Mason University, and the creator of the site Wearing Gay History. His research interests revolve around […]

Get your Fresh Omeka S Alpha Here!

For some time now, the Omeka team, with funding from the Mellon Foundation, has been hard at work on the design and development of Omeka S, which is a new software package designed for medium and larger organizations. Since Omeka S development is ongoing, we’ve decided to make it easier for interested developers and testers […]

Accessibile Omeka

The Omeka team is committed to designing software accessible to all possible users. To demonstrate this commitment, the team has recently published an accessibility statement. Together with the statement, we completed and now provide a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) (pdf link) for the core Omeka software and its bundled plugins and themes. Some academic, cultural, […]

Omeka Update: 2.3.1

Today we released the first update for Omeka 2.3, with a bundle of bug fixes and very helpful additions. Tags which are not assigned to anything now show up in the list accessed from the Tags tab on the left hand navigation of the admin dashboard. You may be surprised at the number of unused […]