Intro to Omeka

Researching NY 2017

Maeve Kane


how do I do ______?

  • ResearchingNY Demo researchingny username & password
  • base installation vs. plugins
  • identify needs, then identify plugins
  • how to handle different types of media: PDFs, sound files, Wordpress connection
  • who contributes? sole author, multiple permissions, user contributions

how much does it cost?

  • - free! with limitations
  • your own hosting - $25-$45/year
  • recommended: - $25/yr or $45/yr


  • good for: small museums, collections of objects or documents
  • you have or are building an archive or collection
  • traditional style exhibits
  • visitor interaction with media
  • Goin North, Westchester University



thank you!