Omeka provides open-source web publishing platforms for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Omeka can be used to publish:

  • Digital exhibits

Omeka @ PALNI

PALNI runs shared instances of both Omeka Classic ( and Omeka-S (

To gain access: fill out the form to  Request an open access publication project consultation. You can also email the Publishing Services Admin Team at

Omeka User Guides

Omeka Classic User Manual: This manual provides details about using Omeka Classic.  Omeka Classic is intended for individual projects and educators.

Omeka S User Manual: This manual covers how to use Omeka S in-depth. Omeka S is for institutions managing a sharable resource pool across multiple sites.

Omeka: A User’s Guide: This LibGuide, from Illinois University Library, gives a succinct overview of the three versions of Omeka: Omeka S, Omeka Classic, and (the web-based version of Omeka Classic).  It also provides an introduction to building online exhibits with