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This LibGuide by Miriam Cady aims to assist those new to digital humanities, or simply first-time users of the platform, navigate the creation of an Omeka exhibit. This guide has grown out of a project using the Centennial collection in the Perkins Rare Book Room at the Fisher Fine Arts Library.
Site Planning Tips from Omeka (Omeka.org): Provides helpful questions to ask during the planning phase of an Omeka exhibit and recommends sketching or wireframing the content of your exhibit before you start!
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative provides an international standardized metadata schema for describing items in your Omeka site. Because the items are described with a standardized vocabulary, that data can easily be moved into, shared with other systems. See the Omeka Codex: Working with Dublin Core.