Hi Bernadette,
There is a plug-in for Omeka that allows it to work with Fedora. I haven't
used it personally, but if you feel like Fedora might meet more of your
preservation-type needs it could be a viable solution.

Here's a link to the description of the plug-in:

Perhaps if there's someone on the list who has used it they can tell you
how it's worked for them.

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 11:38 PM, Tom Cramer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Bernadette,
> You might also want to take a look at Spotlight, a Blacklight-based plugin
> for showcasing digital objects in a structured presentation, along with
> commentary, narrative and whizzy page features (like carousels, media
> players, etc.) It's just about to have its 0.1 release (expected this
> month) so it's very early, but other than that I think you'll find it has
> some Omeka-like features, along with very good integration with the
> Blacklight-Hydra-Fedora stack, and a strong prospective user base from
> those communities, and all the Hydra-Fedora goodness of a full DAM solution.
> There will be a Spotlight preso at Open Repositories 2014 next week, which
> will serve as a public debut of a first Spotlight app.
> Cheers,
> - Tom
> On Jun 2, 2014, at 7:39 PM, Bernadette Houghton wrote:
> > We are currently investigating software to exhibit our special
> collections materials. We are looking for something with a wide and active
> user base; Omeka is one on our list. Are there any others worth
> investigating?
> >
> > Omeka does appear to have some disadvantages; one being that it seems to
> be focused on presentation. Which is great, but it seems to be at the
> expense of archiving/preservation of the objects.
> >
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