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Omeka 101

Getting started with the Omeka exhibit platform

Create an account

The following instructions are designed for students working on class Omeka projects coordinated by the library. Are you a faculty member, staff member, or student looking to make an independent Omeka site? Contact the library at for help setting up an Omeka site using the institutional license. 

1. Visit
2. Click "Learn which plan is right for you"
3. Click "Start your free Omeka trial"
4. Fill out the requested information
5. Check your Spam folder if you do not receive a confirmation email, or the invitation to join your class's site. 

Once students have created accounts, the class instructor must send students individual invitations to join a class project. Please contact your librarian if you need assistance. 

A visual guide to signing up

A visual guide to signing up

A visual guide to signing up