Omeka is a web platform for publishing collections and exhibitions online. Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, Omeka is easy to install and modify and facilitates community-building around collections and exhibits. Omeka is free and open source.Here is the news release.
The Omeka team has worked very hard over the past few months to bring you the public beta, Omeka version 0.9.0, which is now available for everyone to download.Lots of metadata there, COinS, tags, and RSS.
Here’s what you get bundled in your installation:
Basic themes that are easy to adapt with simple CSS changesFind additional functionality by downloading plug-ins :
Exhibit building with 12 basic page layouts
Tagging for items and exhibits
RSS feed for new items
COins plug-in making all Omeka content readable by Zotero (zotero.org);
Bilingual plug-in for adding language fields to item metadata
Contribution plug-in for collecting items from visitors
Dropbox plug-in for batch adding items
Geo-location plug-in for displaying items on a map
Sitenotes plug-in for administrators to leave instructions for users
Tag Suggest plug-in for suggesting tags based upon their frequency in the item text areas