Using Metadata

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Taxonomies & Controlled Vocabularies

Dublin Core

Creative Commons

ISM Terms

Omeka

Omeka Information

Omeka is a specialized web-based database that employs metadata to organize a collection.
See the Omeka website for information about the application and codexes it uses.
In particular, this page explains how Dublin Core is used by Omeka users.
Predefined Item Types
Omeka has 16 item types already defined. See Omeka Item Types for their names and definitions.
The item type list in Omeka can be edited to include, for example, ISM's specialized vocabulary, making it easy to implement new terms.

ISM's Omeka Installation

At this time, the application is installed, but is empty pending definition of ISM's metadata vocabulary.
See ISM's Omeka page to access the collection. (empty)
Administering ISM's Omeka installation
If you are a member of the ISM Metadata group and wish to add records to the database, login here.