data management

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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Online and On Air: The Old Bailey Proceedings as Public History

Centre for the Historical Record, Kingston University
Thursday 7th April 2011, 5.30pm

Professor Tim Hitchcock and Professor Robert Shoemaker

The Old Bailey Proceedings Online have received over 18 million visits since their launch in 2003. The project directors, Tim Hitchcock and Bob Shoemaker, will be discussing the intellectual agenda behind the project, and, through an assessment of how the website has been used by academics, the public and on TV shows such as 'Garrow's Law' consider the challenges of making academic history public.

For further information: [read more...]

event: Research databases in the humanities – where next?

21/01/2011 12:00

What are the issues that researchers in the Humanities face when compiling data, and how can technology help or hinder? The workshop will look at the ways in which humanities researchers build, maintain, and preserve databases, along with the processes currently in place to support such activities. It will consider what tools could be developed to support the creation and use of research data, how data from different sources might be linked, and, where relevant, the role that public or private cloud services might play. [read more...]


Rewley House
1 Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JA
United Kingdom

event: Developing Data Management Expertise in Research workshop

21/10/2010 12:30

We would like to invite you to the ‘Developing Data Management Expertise in Research’ workshop, which will take place in the afternoon of October 21st in London. This half-day workshop brings together speakers who are actively engaged in supporting the data management to share their experience of working with data creators and managers to embed data management expertise. [read more...]


King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

event: OpenCulture 2011


OpenCulture 2011 will take place in Birmingham on the 7th and 8th June 2011, and online registration is now open at

The event will feature:
* The Great Collections Management Exhibition and Trade Fair, showcasing products, software and services from leading UK and international suppliers
* Hands-on demonstrations and surgeries with leading Collections Management System providers
* A Collections Management Conference and seminars addressing
current issues in Collections policy and practice [read more...]


The Custard Factory Birmingham
United Kingdom

CfP: 28th Urban Data Management Symposium

The organising committee invites you to submit a paper for presentation and to take part in this important event.

Three types of submissions will be considered:
- Scientific papers up to 6000 words, for full paper peer review by three reviewers.
- Technical papers up to 3000 words presenting new solutions, review of potential new technologies and project results, for abstract review
- Technical papers, especially from local authorities and professionals, presenting the description of experiences, solutions or problems requiring solutions, for abstract review [read more...]

event: 28th Urban Data Management Symposium


UDMS 2011
September 28-30, 2011

The Urban Data Management Society has organised international symposia at various locations throughout Europe since 1971, and UDMS 2011 will mark its 40th anniversary. [read more...]



event: Digital Curation 101 Lite: How to Manage Research Data

10/09/2010 11:00
10/09/2010 16:00

About the course
Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This one-day workshop will provide an introduction to digital curation, the range of activities and roles that should be considered when planning and implementing new projects, and an overview of tools that can assist with curation activities. This workshop is being offered in cooperation with the UK Data Archive.

Audience [read more...]


Tottenham Room (188) in building SB3 at University College London.
London W1T 7PH
United Kingdom

event: First DCC roadshow


DCC Roadshow 2010 - 2011
"Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade"
The Digital Curation Centre announces the launch of the first DCC Roadshow.

The event will comprise a series of inter-linked workshops aimed at supporting institutional data management, planning and training.

The first will take place 2-4 November in Bath and will be open to participants from Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) in the south-west of England.

Please mark the date in your diary and check the DCC website for further information and additional events. [read more...]


Bath Ventures Innovation Centre
Broad Quay
Bath BA1 1UD
United Kingdom

event: International Conference on Digital Library Management (ICDLM)


Theme: Extending Benefits of Modern Technology to Public, Academic and Special Libraries

Science City, Kolkata, 11-13 January, 2011

Organiser: TERI, New Delhi
Co-Organiser: Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata [read more...]


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