Omeka is seriously testing the kindness of my heart. I’m not sure if its because I’m not used to it but it seems like every time I turn around it doesn’t let me do something. Also I hate how there are items AND exhibits AND collections- I don’t think we need ALL that. Maybe just items and exhibits. Also its very clunky.
I googled omeka websites and their site give examples of test sites:
I mean look how cool it looks:
Sorry my screen shot looks so crap- I’m using a PC instead of my Mac and its kinda different. But anyway- I don’t remember seeing anything this cool on the omeka template/theme page!! I’m sure you have to pay extra for it.
Here are other cool site examples they tease you with:
For my scholarship I have been making a website for my Brompton research. I am using the umwblogs (using the Atahualpa theme like the Mary Ball Washington group) and its going sooo much quicker:
Just started building it so no judgements on the lack of information. Its kinda making me depressed about omeka, in general, not our project (which I like).
Next up on our plate is getting the interpretation written (yay)! Hopefully getting more stuff up on the site will make us feel better and less stressed (or am I the only one stressing about this?)
who wants to buy 19th century medical equipment?? Cuz there are about 5 million hits on google where you can buy stuff like this:
Anyone else glad its 2010?