Q: Some of the library materials for my exhibition aren't digitized yet. How can I get images of them for my online exhibition?
A: The curator of the Omeka online exhibition is responsible for coordinating digitization of any materials not yet in the digital library. Contact the library department responsible for the collections you're using to learn more about their own digitizing procedures.
Q: Do I need specific software to create an Omeka online exhibition?
A: If you don't have Photoshop on your personal computer, it is available on the computers in the Hatfield Library. Google is now offering a tool called Pixlr which also offers many of the same features as Photoshop.
Q: Can I access the administrative interface to Omeka from off campus?
A: Yes when you got to access the project site, you will be prompted for your username and password.
To keep a consistent look and feel in your exhibit it is recommended to try and scan all images to the same size.
Omeka is incredibly powerful in creating metadata for the objects in the repository, so you should also decide how much time you want to focus on the creation of standardized and complete metadata.
Omeka uses Dublin Core for the metadata of its records: http://dublincore.org/documents/usageguide/elements.shtml