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  • The Dog Days of Data
    Metadata is a love note to the future — at least that is what our friends who specialize in description say. We at the Omeka Team have always been committed to the idea that good structured descriptive data is the special sauce in building dynamic digital projects, and that commitment continues to drive our work. With Omeka S, more and more, we have embraced the place of data as an object of description in the linked data universe. With that in mind, we would like to bring a number of new Omeka S Modules to your attention: Persistent Identifiers: This module allows a user to create, import, or assign persistent identifiers to Omeka S items. Currently the module includes access to ARKs via EZ …
  • Seeking: Omeka Training and End-User Support Specialist
    [This position has been filled.] Position: Part-time with potential for full-time Rate: $40 per hour Location: Remote We’re committed to providing equal employment opportunity and a work environment free from any discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, or pregnancy status. Training and End-User Support Specialist We’re looking for someone to spearhead our training and end-user support work for the Omeka family of web publishing platforms (Omeka Classic, Omeka.net, and Omeka S) and their extensions. Your job will be to help a range of users from the very novice to the most …
  • Omeka Classic 3.0 with a Fresh New Admin Look
    Since its launch in 2008, Omeka Classic has only had one major interface overhaul which came with the version 2.0 release in 2013. At that time we continued the basic color scheme of earth tones, but now we’ve moved in the direction that echoes the branding for Omeka Classic and Omeka.net. Under the direction of Omeka’s lead designer, Kim Nguyen, we have been hard at work for many months to bring you today’s release of Omeka Classic 3.0. This version of the platform sports a completely redesigned administrative interface. The software retains all the functionality that you and hundreds of thousands of other users have come to know and love over the years, while also maintaining and extending …
  • Updated Omeka S Core and New Modules for a New Semester
    Here at Omeka, we realize that the world is a bit unsettled and the new semester is an uncertain one for many of us. Hoping to infuse some joy and possibility into the universe, we’ve released a new version of the Omeka S core and a number of new and updated modules. Omeka S v3.1.0 This release brings a number of new and improved features to the core: Confirming our commitment to accessibility, we now provide the option to create Alt Text for all media and assets. For instances when a user must define a universe of resources, we have replaced the basic string input interfaces with graphical query builder. This should dramatically ease the experience of attaching items to sets, defining mater …
  • Omeka Dev Team: Now Full Strength
    I am thrilled to announce that as of March 1, four key members of the Omeka Development Team are coming to work directly for the project as employees of Digital Scholar. Under the stewardship of Digital Scholar, Omeka has been a self-supporting project since 2016. As such, it has been contracting with Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University for increasing portions of the Dev Team’s time to develop the software. That important partnership has enabled impressive growth and innovation across the platforms over the years. We are grateful for the long alliance with RRCHNM, which has always been based on a shared commitment to the essential role of open access an …


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