Pressforward Presentation at the Western Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting, November 2013

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Presentation by Project Director Joan Fragaszy Troyano at the Western Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting, November 1, 2013, University of California San Diego.

Panel: New Publishing Tools, Aggregators and Presses

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Pressforward Presentation at the Western Humanities Alliance Annual Meeting, November 2013

  1. 1. PRESSFORWARD Scholarship and Publication, the Web Way http://pressforward.org @pressfwd Joan Fragaszy Troyano joan@pressforward.org @joanftroyano
  2. 2. PressForward Improving the Scholarly Communication Ecosystem Gray Literature conference papers “blessays” pre-prints reports lectures data sets Open Web repositories web publications individuals communities discuss highlight share evaluate disseminate accelerate Goals http://pressforward.org/discovering-scholarship
  3. 3. PressForward Helping make gray literature be findable and usable Surfacing from open web sources Sharing curatorial efforts with others Facilitating selection and publication process Recognition of Opportunity and Value
  4. 4. PressForward Methodology in Practice digitalhumanitiesnow.org journalofdigitalhumanities.org
  5. 5. PressForward Methodology Case Study: Digital Humanities Now * Graphic by Spencer Roberts * Instructions and Criteria: http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/editors-corner/
  6. 6. PressForward Methodology Case Study: Digital Humanities Now Aggregating from multiple sources Nominating & selecting content based on value: item you would forward? item you would discuss? Disseminating for broader reach Sources, Instructions, and Criteria: http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/editors-corner/
  7. 7. PressForward Methodology in Practice digitalhumanitiesnow.org journalofdigitalhumanities.org
  8. 8. PressForward Methodology Case Study: Journal of Digital Humanities Post-publication sourcing for non-traditional works of lasting value journalofdigitalhumanities.org
  9. 9. PressForward Technology Plugin to Aggregate, Review, Discuss, and Publish Content Aggregated Content https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward
  10. 10. PressForward Technology Plugin to Aggregate, Review, Discuss, and Publish Content Reading View https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward
  11. 11. PressForward Technology Plugin to Aggregate, Review, Discuss, and Publish Content Review and Discussion https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward
  12. 12. PressForward Technology Automated Surfacing of Potential 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 and research by Xin Guan, George Mason University http://pressforward.org/classifier-research
  13. 13. PressForward Next Steps documenting and sharing methods enhancing plugin sourcing from repositories improving machine filtering sustainability of publications crediting of gray literature http://pressforward.org
  14. 14. PressForward Opportunities for Methodology and Technology existing scholarly communities emerging interdisciplinary groups collaborations with librarians collaborations with information scientists tracking research impact and altmetrics http://pressforward.org/research-and-reports/
  15. 15. PRESSFORWARD Scholarship and Publication, the Web Way QUESTIONS? http://pressforward.org @pressfwd Joan Fragaszy Troyano joan@pressforward.org @joanftroyano

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