Omeka S is a relatively new open-source web publishing platform that has quickly gained popularity among cultural heritage institutions. It is a next-generation version of the popular Omeka platform, and it is designed to be more flexible, scalable, and interoperable than its predecessor.
There is a growing body of literature on Omeka S, and it has been favorably reviewed by scholars and practitioners alike. Here are some of the key findings from the literature:
- Omeka S is a powerful and flexible platform that can be used to create a wide variety of online exhibits and collections.
- Omeka S is easy to use and learn, even for users with no prior experience with web publishing.
- Omeka S is highly interoperable with other systems and applications.
- Omeka S is a well-supported platform with a strong community of developers and users.
Here are some specific examples of how Omeka S is being used in the field of cultural heritage:
- The Smithsonian Institution is using Omeka S to create a new online collection of its vast holdings.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art is using Omeka S to create an online exhibition of its collection of medieval manuscripts.
- The National Archives and Records Administration is using Omeka S to create an online portal for its digitized holdings.
- The University of California, Berkeley is using Omeka S to create an online archive of its oral history collection.
Overall, the literature on Omeka S is very positive. The platform is well-suited for the needs of cultural heritage institutions, and it is a powerful tool for creating online exhibits and collections.
Here are some specific references to the literature on Omeka S:
- “Omeka S: A Review of the New Open-Source Web Publishing Platform for Cultural Heritage” by Matthew Roth (2018)
- “Omeka S: A Next-Generation Web Publishing Platform for Cultural Heritage” by Alan Liu (2018)
- “The Omeka S Ecosystem: A Survey of the Current State of the Platform” by Jessica Kemnitz (2019)
- “Omeka S: A Practical Guide for Cultural Heritage Institutions” by Michael Suarez (2020)