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This libguide will help guide the creation of an Omeka account. It will also help with uploading content, setting up collections, and creating exhibits.

Uploading and Organizing Content

Uploading and Organizing Content

Now that you have set up your site, you can upload items and create collections.

When uploading content, keep in mind that:

  • Individual file sizes cannot exceed 128 MB.
  • The free Omeka account can only hold 500 MB of storage.
  • If you want to hold more content in your Omeka account, you will need to either upgrade to a paid version (prices can be found here) or host your own Omeka page via

As you are uploading items to your site, please reference our "Introduction to Metadata" page to acquaint yourself with the metadata standards used in Omeka.

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