Branding your library with Local History: Omeka
Omeka is a free, open-source software platform designed to create online exhibits for library and museum collections. If you've ever set up a blog using Wordpress, you can create an exhibit in Omeka. Another benefit of this service is it allows users to include metadata according to Dublin Core standards; which increases the searchability of materials.
- Ability to create vivid displays online.
- Adherance to metadata standards increases searchability of materials.
- Free and open-source; can be used on multiple PC's and eligeable for free upgrades.
- Prior experience building websites and web-blogs in Wordpress or Blogspot is a plus.