Omeka Part 4: Playing with PHP

In this post, I’d like to talk about the part of getting started with Omeka that terrified me the most:  altering the code behind the scenes.  A quick refresher:  Omeka is a content management system aimed at academics, museum professionals and archivists.  I’ve blogged about getting started with Omeka here, here, and here. In my […]

Omeka Part 2: Adding “Items”

Last week I blogged about “Getting Started with Omeka“.  This week I’d like to talk a little bit about what you might do once you have Omeka installed on your server.  At least, I tell you what I did and you can act accordingly as you build your own site!  I’ll again write presuming that […]

Finding Creative Commons Images for Scholarly Work

I recently heard a scholar complain about the lack of images of disability available online.  Working on 19th C Disability:  A Digital Reader, I’ve become a bit of an expert at sussing out nineteenth-century images that are available under a Creative Commons License.  I thought it might be helpful to post about them for those […]

THATCamp: Just Go!

[Reposted from The Floating Academy] I just attended my second THATCamp, a digital humanities “unconference”, in Boston.  And I have to say, even if you know nothing about the digital humanities, you should just go to one!  By nature, they are a lightweight conference that’s easy to organize, which means they are popping up everywhere.  Check […]

Funding and Digital Projects

Back in October, I attended a TEI workshop at Brown and THATCamp New England, also conveniently at Brown in one very busy week. I’m in arrears in terms of blogging about either of these experiences (both great!), but I wanted to share one slide that I found tremendously useful from the TEI workshop: I think […]