Omeka Fundamentals for Special Collections and History

Omeka Fundamentals for Special Collections and History

On 6 November we held an informal, focussed session with participants from Special Collections and the Department of History at Queen’s to present an overview of the possibilities and fundamentals associated with deployment of Omeka to manage and share digital...
The Big Screen Gets Better

The Big Screen Gets Better

In March of 2014 I wrote about the excitement of launching the Robert Hart Digital collection on the new 42 inch kiosk in the McClay Library at Queen’s. Today I have new pictures. Since that initial launch in 2014, Special Collections has assembled a diverse...
In Advance of the Day of DH 2014

In Advance of the Day of DH 2014

It’s been a day of prep on all fronts for tomorrow. Launching the Heaney at Queen’s Exhibition as part of a larger symposium has involved consultation with various stockholders in the project, chasing artefacts and assembling metadata. Thankfully the bulk of the...

Omeka in the Wild: Practicing What We Preach

Over the past few years, in consultations with a wide variety of projects I have increasingly identified opportunities where Omeka would make an excellent platform for digital curation. However, aside from a few tentative ventures with it, and a few instances where...