PRESSFORWARD

Scholarship and Publication, the Web Way

Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web
Communities and Methods
Jo...
Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web
Communities and Methods
Aggregating from multiple sources
Curating based on value
...
Scholarly Communication Online
conference papers
“blessays”
pre-prints

reports
comments
data sets

Sources

journals
web ...
Algorithms and Editors

http://pressforward.org/discovering-scholarship
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Active Editors

Tuesday, January 14, 14
Academic Versions?
Things We Have
Content
Evaluation Skills
Desire

Tuesday, January 14, 14

Things We Need
Effort
Methods...
So What are Scholars Doing?

✓ Using Repositories

✕ Aggregating Content
✕ Curating Content
✓ Post-Publication Review and ...
Repositories

examples: arXiv.org; SSRN.com; PLoSOne.org
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Aggregation Sites

example: scienceseeker.org
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Curating

examples: hubs.plos.org; pressthink.org
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Post-Publication
Review and Discussion

econjournalwatch.org; f1000.com
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Rubric for Scholarly Communication Outlets
1. Function of Site
2. Type of Content
3. How Content Submitted
4. Editorial Co...
Our Experiment

Tuesday, January 14, 14

digitalhumanitiesnow.org
Digital Humanities Now
3 Editors in Chief
120 Editors at large
600 sources
1,000 pieces a week
2 hours/week to review
2 ho...
* Graphic by Spencer Roberts *
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Model for a
The
Community-Sourced Journal
(the best of
Journal

quarterly

Editors’ Choices)

“Now”
Editors’ Choices
(the ...
What We Need (Short Term)
Place to review RSS that we control
Easier nomination to publication process
Help identifying go...
PressForward Plugin
Survey RSS Feeds

https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward
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PressForward Plugin
Review and Discuss Content

review/comment

Tuesday, January 14, 14
PressForward Plugin
From Nomination to Publication

Tuesday, January 14, 14
PressForward Plugin
Distribution and Dissemination

Tuesday, January 14, 14
Automated Surfacing of Quality Content

Active learning

Support Vector
Machine (SVM)

When used? Label data is expensive ...
Model for a
The
Community-Sourced Journal
(the best of
Journal

quarterly

Editors’ Choices)

“Now”
Editors’ Choices
(the ...
How Do We Identify Content of Lasting Value?

Tuesday, January 14, 14
journalofdigitalhumanities.org
Tuesday, January 14, 14
What We Need (Long Term)
Work Shared on Open Web
Sharing of Curation Efforts with Others
Easier Publication Methods for Op...
PRESSFORWARD
Scholarship and Publication, the Web Way

Questions?

pressforward.org
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Pressforward Presentation at Purdue University Library, April 15, 2013

  1. 1. PRESSFORWARD Scholarship and Publication, the Web Way Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web Communities and Methods Joan Fragaszy Troyano, Project Director Purdue University Library April 15, 2013 http://pressforward.org @pressfwd Tuesday, January 14, 14
  2. 2. Discovering Scholarship on the Open Web Communities and Methods Aggregating from multiple sources Curating based on value Disseminating for broader reach http://pressforward.org/discovering-scholarship Tuesday, January 14, 14
  3. 3. Scholarly Communication Online conference papers “blessays” pre-prints reports comments data sets Sources journals web publications repositories communities Purpose discuss highlight evaluate disseminate Gray Literature http://pressforward.org/discovering-scholarship Tuesday, January 14, 14
  4. 4. Algorithms and Editors http://pressforward.org/discovering-scholarship Tuesday, January 14, 14
  5. 5. Active Editors Tuesday, January 14, 14
  6. 6. Academic Versions? Things We Have Content Evaluation Skills Desire Tuesday, January 14, 14 Things We Need Effort Methods Recognition
  7. 7. So What are Scholars Doing? ✓ Using Repositories ✕ Aggregating Content ✕ Curating Content ✓ Post-Publication Review and Discussion Tuesday, January 14, 14
  8. 8. Repositories examples: arXiv.org; SSRN.com; PLoSOne.org Tuesday, January 14, 14
  9. 9. Aggregation Sites example: scienceseeker.org Tuesday, January 14, 14
  10. 10. Curating examples: hubs.plos.org; pressthink.org Tuesday, January 14, 14
  11. 11. Post-Publication Review and Discussion econjournalwatch.org; f1000.com Tuesday, January 14, 14
  12. 12. Rubric for Scholarly Communication Outlets 1. Function of Site 2. Type of Content 3. How Content Submitted 4. Editorial Control 5. Selection Method 6. Review Method 7. Distribution Method 8. Sustainability Model pressforward.org/discovering-scholarship/ Tuesday, January 14, 14
  13. 13. Our Experiment Tuesday, January 14, 14 digitalhumanitiesnow.org
  14. 14. Digital Humanities Now 3 Editors in Chief 120 Editors at large 600 sources 1,000 pieces a week 2 hours/week to review 2 hours/week to publish 2 hours/week to maintain 8,000 Twitter followers *Current as of April 2013* Tuesday, January 14, 14
  15. 15. * Graphic by Spencer Roberts * Tuesday, January 14, 14
  16. 16. Model for a The Community-Sourced Journal (the best of Journal quarterly Editors’ Choices) “Now” Editors’ Choices (the best relevant content) Relevant Content to a Field Compendium + Radar Finds The Open Web including all genres of scholarly production Tuesday, January 14, 14 weekly daily
  17. 17. What We Need (Short Term) Place to review RSS that we control Easier nomination to publication process Help identifying good content PressForward Plugin and Classifier Program Tuesday, January 14, 14
  18. 18. PressForward Plugin Survey RSS Feeds https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward Tuesday, January 14, 14
  19. 19. PressForward Plugin Review and Discuss Content review/comment Tuesday, January 14, 14
  20. 20. PressForward Plugin From Nomination to Publication Tuesday, January 14, 14
  21. 21. PressForward Plugin Distribution and Dissemination Tuesday, January 14, 14
  22. 22. Automated Surfacing of Quality Content Active learning Support Vector Machine (SVM) When used? Label data is expensive or time consuming. Why used good results for smallamounts of labeled data in imbalanced set; slide by Xin Guan, George Mason University Tuesday, January 14, 14 pressforward.org/classifier-research
  23. 23. Model for a The Community-Sourced Journal (the best of Journal quarterly Editors’ Choices) “Now” Editors’ Choices (the best relevant content) Relevant Content to a Field Compendium + Radar Finds The Open Web including all genres of scholarly production Tuesday, January 14, 14 weekly daily
  24. 24. How Do We Identify Content of Lasting Value? Tuesday, January 14, 14
  25. 25. journalofdigitalhumanities.org Tuesday, January 14, 14
  26. 26. What We Need (Long Term) Work Shared on Open Web Sharing of Curation Efforts with Others Easier Publication Methods for Open Web Recognition of Opportunity and Value Tuesday, January 14, 14
  27. 27. PRESSFORWARD Scholarship and Publication, the Web Way Questions? pressforward.org Tuesday, January 14, 14

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