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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 is designed to support the collection of qualitative data, affirming rich narratives and facilitating public display. Its “five-minute setup” makes launching an online exhibition as easy as launching a blog.

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   Introduction to Omeka: The Basics           Omeka: Program to Research

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Omeka in Action

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Additional Resources

PDFlogoOmeka Tip Sheet: Getting Started, Terms, and other Resources

Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. Omeka Workshop Tip Sheet: Getting Started, Terms, and other Resources, 1-3. https://www.labor.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/omeka-tip-sheet.pdf

In this resource outline you will find tips and tools on using Omeka so that you can publish your collection of qualitative data. The tip sheet refers you to several websites, where you can learn how to plan you site. The sheet then goes over general terminology involved in managing your online display of qualitative data.  After that, the sheet briefly compares the Omeka to pros to hosting your own site versus being a web app. The tip sheet then refers you to resources on how to start Omeka, After that, the sheet goes over Omeka-specific terminology that you need to now. Finally, the sheet ends with referrals to resources that either contain step-by-step tutorials or answers to some questions you may have with the program.

PDFlogo Download the Omeka Feature List Here

The Omeka feature list reviews how the program can assist you with your qualitative data analysis. Note  that the program is free, easy to use, and flexible. The features include web design, data management, and plotting qualitative data. The feature list includes a website that allows you to visually see examples qualitative data designs.