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PressForward Presentation at the Museum Computer Network Meeting, November 2013

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Presentation by Project Director Joan Fragaszy Troyano and Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media colleague Sheila Brennan at the Museum Computer Network Meeting, November 23, 2013, Montreal.

Panel: New Approaches to Museum Publishing

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PressForward Presentation at the Museum Computer Network Meeting, November 2013

  1. 1. RE-MAKING THE MUSEUM BLOG A few ideas to make a standard WP site a little more dynamic using Joan Troyano @joanf troyano Sheila Brennan @sherah191 8 Museum Computer Network Meeting November 2013 Montreal
  2. 2. WANT A WALKER-ST YLE SITE? http://www.walkerart.org/
  3. 3. OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE & BUILD ON EXISTING COMMUNITIES What is important for your museum?  Capturing discussion around public programs?  Daily visitor engagement?  Highlighting collections and reactions?  Developing topical communities? Pull in writing, social media, from enthusiasts, members into Museum’s webspace
  4. 4. BASIC NEEDS  WordPress  Plugins:  PressForward for reviewing/selection  Feed WordPress for automatic publication  Content Sources :  RSS  Twitter  Instagram  Flickr
  5. 5. DIGITAL HUMANITIES NOW http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org
  6. 6. PRESSFORWARD http://pressforward.org
  7. 7. EXPERIMENT IN LIVE AGGREGATION: MCN 2012 http://chnm.gmu.edu/mcn/2012/
  8. 8. REPRESENT EVENT: MCN 2011 http://chnm.gmu.edu/mcn/2011proceedings/
  9. 9. FORMALIZE PROCEEDINGS
  10. 10. PRESSFORWARD PLUGIN FOR WORDPRESS WordPress + PressForward:       aggregate sources read feeds nominate items discuss content review prospective materials move content to publishing dashboard Try It: http://pressfwd.chnm.org/plugin/wp -admin/  guest  pressforward@CHNM http://pressfwd.chnm.org/plugin/wp-admin/
  11. 11. AGGREGATE: FEEDS
  12. 12. SELECT: NOMINATE THIS BOOKMARKLET
  13. 13. SELECT: ALL CONTENT VIEW
  14. 14. REVIEW: UNDER REVIEW SECTION
  15. 15. PUBLISH: WORDPRESS
  16. 16. WEBWISE NOW http://imlswebwise.org/wwnow
  17. 17. PRESSFORWARD PLUGIN • • • • https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward Google group user support Extensive Documentation mid-2014 PressForward.org for case studies
  18. 18. TRY IT OUT, LET US KNOW Thank you!  Joan Troyano joan@pressforward.org, @joanftroyano  Sheila Brennan: sbrennan@gmu.edu, @sherah1918
  19. 19. RESOURCES  Plugin on GitHub:  https://github.com/PressForward/pressforward  DHNow Editor-at-Large instructions:  http://digitalhumanitiesnow.org/editor-at-large-instructions/  MCN 2011 Proceedings:  http://chnm.gmu.edu/mcn/2011proceedings/  MCN 2012 Live Aggregation:  http://chnm.gmu.edu/mcn/2012/  Instructions for 2011 and 2012:  http://dhnow.org/1dhG5G4  Web Wise Now:  http://imlswebwise.org/wwnow/  Help:  http://pressforward.org

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