tool: Omeka

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions. Omeka falls at a crossroads of Web Content Management, Collections Management, and Archival Digital Collections Systems. Omeka is designed with non-IT specialists in mind, allowing users to focus on content and interpretation rather than programming. It brings Web 2.0 technologies and approaches to academic and cultural websites to foster user interaction and participation. It makes top-shelf design easy with a simple and flexible templating system. Its robust open-source developer and user communities underwrite Omeka’s stability and sustainability. Omeka allows users to publish cultural heritage objects, extend its functionality with themes and plugins, and curate online exhibits with digital objects.
Methods relating to this toolCategory
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
Collaborative publishingData publishing and dissemination
Desktop publishing and pre-pressData publishing and dissemination
General project managementStrategy and project management
General website developmentData publishing and dissemination
Interface designData publishing and dissemination
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
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event: MCN 2011 - Hacking The Museum


The annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) conference brings together a community of museum professionals interested in using technology to improve their organizations and enhance the visitor experience. It is not a conference purely for technologists - it's for anyone who wants to explore exciting opportunities, and tackle the unique challenges, associated with using technology in museums. This year's theme emphasizes the growing effort among our community to encourage a culture of innovation, agility and collaboration in their organizations. [read more...]


United States

job: Metadata Management Librarian

The George Washington University Libraries announces a search for a Metadata Management Librarian
Position: Metadata Management Librarian
Appointment Rank: Appointment at the rank of Librarian I (entry level; minimum salary $47,000) or Librarian II (minimum 2 years experience; minimum salary $50,600). Rank and salary depend on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time 12 month, salary and benefits will commensurate with experience and qualifications of the person selected.

Position Description: [read more...]

CfP: Archiving 2011

IS&T is pleased to announce the Archiving 2011 Call for Papers.

The deadline for submitting presentation abstracts for Archiving 2011 to be held May 16-19, 2011 in Salt Lake City, Utah, is October 17, 2010. A PDF of the Call for Papers can be found at [read more...]

job: Assistant Archivist - Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House is the major lyric arts theatre in the United Kingdom,
enjoying an international reputation for excellence. The Royal Opera House
Collections contain materials covering the history of the three theatres that have stood on the site since 1732. The department is involved in a full range of activities to ensure the preservation of the Collections and to make them accessible to a wide audience. [read more...]

event: Collect: The Collections Management Exhibition

28/06/2010 10:00
28/06/2010 16:00

Collect is a free trade fair highlighting the best in current practice, services and technologies for Collections Management.

The day will give you the chance to meet and talk with some of the sector's leading suppliers of cutting edge prodcuts and services. It will also be an opportunity to network with fellow museum, library and archive professionals and discuss current issues in Collections Management.

Find out more by visiting our dedicated Collect 2010 website at

Who should attend? [read more...]


Kingsway Hall Hotel
London WC2B 5BX
United Kingdom

event: Web Archiving Training Session


The European Archive Foundation is organising a two-days training session on the Web Archiving in Paris on the 14th and 15th of October, 2010.

The training will cover all aspects of Web Archiving for librarians, archivists as well as technicians in charge of web archiving. Special attention will be given to providing the necessary background on Internet technologies in general and Web publishing in particular to understand the media and requirements for its preservation. [read more...]



event: ULCC Web Archiving workshop

28/06/2010 10:00
28/06/2010 13:30

ULCC runs Web Archiving workshop, London 28th June 2010

First workshop based on ULCC’s successful Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) [read more...]


School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
United Kingdom

job: AHRC Collaborative Studenthsip: University of Nottingham

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award
PhD Studentship

School of Geography, University of Nottingham and the Science Museum

‘British Small Craft’: the cultural geographies of mid twentieth century technology and display

Supervisors: Prof David Matless and Prof Mike Heffernan (University of Nottingham), Dr Tim Boon and David Rooney (Science Museum) [read more...]

event: ‘Storing Information in the Cloud’ Unconference

21/05/2010 09:30
21/05/2010 17:00

Full schedule available here:

Venue: Centre for Excellence in Enquiry-Based Learning (CEEBL) at
Manchester University, C24 Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street,
Manchester, M60 1QD (

Format: short keynote (15-20 minutes) followed by workshop based on cloud

Cost: £65 Includes Lunch and coffee

To register download the registration form here:

Registration ends 12 May 2010 [read more...]


C24 Sackville Street Building, Sackville Street Manchester University
Manchester M60 1QD
United Kingdom
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