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  • Come play in the Omeka S Sandbox
    Have you been intrigued by the posts and tweets about Omeka S but haven’t quite got around to installing it? Or have you just found out about Omeka S and are wondering what, exactly, it does? We have good news for you! We are happy to announce the Omeka S Sandbox, a space the explore, play, and test out the functionality of Omeka S! We have pre-populated the sandbox with items, item sets, resource templates, and a few sites. The sandbox includes many of the modules and themes currently available. Feel free to play around with the existing content or add your own. The site’s content will be reset every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. We have three demo accounts for you to use — log in …
  • Omeka is for Art Historians
    We recently wrapped up a small development grant from the Getty Foundation that allowed the Omeka team to work directly with a group of art historians to design three new themes and two plugins that address some needs for doing art history work with Omeka. Omeka team on the left, art history working group on the right Beginning in October 2015, we created a working group of art historians already using Omeka, and convened the group at the College Art Association conference in February 2016. Over the course of one year, each working group member advised the Omeka team on plugin development and theme design. They did this by testing on a development site and responding through online surveys a …
  • Show Your Support for Omeka Today
    Have you posted a question on the forums, and had it answered promptly and politely? Have you participated in a free workshop that helped orient you to DH work? Have you had a project planning consultation phone call? Was your feature request integrated into a core or plugin release? Do your students create their digital project assignments using the free plan on Omeka.net, semester after semester? Does Omeka serve as the core infrastructure for your key digital projects? If you said yes to any of these questions, you probably have come to rely on Omeka for its stability, usability, and support. Omeka is a reliable choice for so much digital library, archive, museum, and scholarly work is be …
  • Meet Omeka Classic 2.5
    The final day of January 2017 brings with it the release of the long awaited version 2.5 of Omeka Classic. While the release includes a long list of minor changes and bug fixes (see the release notes), there are a number of key improvements that were requested by the user community: Batch Edit All: Now when batch editing on a user can apply edits to entire search result’s worth of items, even if the results span over several pages New Item Advanced Search Options: Search users have AND/OR support for combining multiple searches “starts with” and “ends with” search types “matches” regular expression search type [No Collection] is now an option for finding items that do not have a collection S …
  • Holiday Treats from Omeka S
    With the temperatures dropping and the semester coming to a close, the Omeka Team has gathered a little bundle of Omeka S treats to brighten your holiday: Omeka S, v1.0.0-beta 2: Minor updates ZoteroImporter, v1.0.0-beta: Import items from Zotero to Omeka S CSVImporter, v1.0.0-beta: Import Entities from a simple CSV file, and then map the CSV column data to Entity. Each row in the file represents metadata for a single Entity (Items or User) FileSideload, v1.0.0-beta: Batch-add many files at once to their repository, rather than uploading the files individually Sharing, v1.0.0-beta: Share content via Social Media and Embedding Omeka S content in other sites Also, the Omeka Team is taking a mu …


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