News Introducing Image Annotation Plugin 1.0 Beta

Have you ever wanted to annotate your images on Omeka like you can on Flickr? 

Now you can with the beta release of Omeka’s Image Annotation plugin!  Using an adaptation of Chris Woods’ jQuery plugin, jquery-image-annotate, Omeka’s new Image Annotation plugin allows users to add textual annotations to images. To add an image annotation, users select a region of the image and then attach a textual description.  The plugin offers a searchable annotation page for admins, an image annotation gallery for item pages, and a configuration page that allows admins to specify plugin permissions for different types of users.

Download, install, and test the plugin. Start annotating your images on Omeka and let us know what you think.

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