I just found a couple of useful resources on the Omeka website. I am surprised that we missed this, but honestly it confirms the badly organized documentation on the Omeka website. The first reading is very applicable to this project and may be useful reading for Chris:

Cohen, D.J. & Rosenzweig, R. (2006). Digital history: A guide to gathering, preserving, and presenting the past on the Web. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. Available from

The second is a list of articles written by Omeka about how to most effectively use Omeka. This list is pretty extensive and includes articles comparing site building in both Drupal and Omeka, and a brief introduction to Omeka. This resource is retrievable from the following link: