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POPC 1600 (Nemeth) - Spring 2021 Omeka project: Home

Welcome!

This is a guide to assist you with your digital gallery project, with some basic information about metadata and Omeka, the software running UL's Student Digital Gallery.

Collection or Exhibit?

What's the difference?

Collection

  • where items are described in purely (mostly) objective terms

Exhibit

  • groups of items from collections that are described with some context given to them

More Omeka Info

For more detailed information about using Omeka, see the link below for their documentation.

Link to Omeka

Use the link below to navigate to the Student Digital Gallery in Omeka
http://lib.bgsu.edu/studentgallery/admin/

Things to Remember

Dashboard

  • default working screen

To edit an item

  • Click on Item on the left, then find the item to edit in the list or use the Search box above the list to find your items
  • Fill out the pertinent metadata fields (see the Metadata tab for the core element set)
    Note: not all of these fields needs to be populated
  • Once metadata is completed, click Save Item on the right - do not click beside Public or Featured on the top right
    • There is a collection set up already for your class, so choose that one 

Contact Info

Contact Stefanie Hunker for Omeka issues.  

sdennis@bgsu.edu
419-372-7893

Located on 4th floor of Jerome

Using Omeka

We've got a handout on how to create or edit Omeka's collections and exhibits.  Try it!

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