Workshop at THATCamp CHNM

The PressForward team will be leading a workshop on aggregation and curation at THATCamp CHNM, on June 15. Here’s a description of the workshop: Introduction to RSS Aggregation and Curation Do you want an easier way to survey your field in order to identify and redistribute the most important information? In this workshop the editors […]

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PressForward in Scholarly Communication Institute Report

A report on Scholarly Production and Authoring from the Scholarly Communication Institute’s May 2012 is now available. Dan Cohen presented on PressForward at the meeting, which focused on experimental platforms for scholarly production, as well as shared concerns and opportunities for change in broader areas such as audience, building and sustaining communities, academic workflow, and […]

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Six Month Review of Digital Humanities Now

It has been six months since Digital Humanities Now relaunched in version 2.0 through the support of the PressForward Project, funded by the Sloan Foundation. The first version, run between 2009 and 2010, was an automated survey of Twitter. Version 1.5 was a one-man operation by Dan Cohen to vet the material using traditional methods of […]

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Journal of Digital Humanities Releases First Issue

Journal of Digital Humanities

We’re pleased to present the inaugural issue of the Journal of Digital Humanities, which represents the best of the work that was posted online by the community of digital humanities scholars and practitioners in the final three months of 2011. The issue is available online at http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/1-1/

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Global Perspectives on Digital History Launches

  Today, Peter Haber, Jan Hodel, and Mills Kelly (along with the indispensable help of Dan Ludington) are pleased to announce the launch of Global Perspectives on Digital History, the latest of the PressForward publications from the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. Like Digital Humanities Now, Global Perspectives on Digital History aggregates […]

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Introducing the Journal of Digital Humanities

Journal of Digital Humanities

Digital Humanities Now is pleased to announce the Journal of Digital Humanities (ISSN 2165-6673), forthcoming in March 2012. In this comprehensive, peer-reviewed, open access journal we will feature the best scholarship, projects, and tools produced by the digital humanities community in the previous quarter. The Journal of Digital Humanities will offer expanded coverage of the […]

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“The Future of Digital Publishing” at HASTAC

Dan Cohen presented on PressForward at the 2011 HASTAC conference at the University of Michigan. He was joined on the panel “The Future of Digital Publishing” by Tara McPherson and Richard Nash. Video of that panel is now available: In the panel, Cohen expand upon several points he’s made elsewhere, such as PressForward‘s pyramidal scheme […]

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Digital Humanities Now 2.0: Bigger and Better, with a New Review Process

After five months of retooling, we’re relaunching Digital Humanities Now today. As part of this relaunch it has been moved into the PressForward family of publications, as one of that project’s new models of how high-quality work can emerge from, and reach, scholarly communities. The first iteration of DH Now, which we launched two years […]

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PressForward at the DLF Meeting

At the Digital Library Federation meeting, PressForward helped lead the New Modes of Publishing panel. After PressForward, MPublishing, NYU Press, and university research and scholarly communications officers presented their initiatives, the entire group developed SPARC’s recommendations for best practices in library publishing into action items. You can see the document here.

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