Guide to Curating Scholarship from the Open Web: Part 4

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This Guide to Curating Scholarship from the Open Web introduces the intellectual and practical considerations for initiating and sustaining a collaboratively-edited publication that sources and distributes scholarship on the open web. Part Four provides an overview of the technical and editorial processes of the weekly curated publication Digital Humanities Now as a reference. Continue Reading.

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Guide to Curating Scholarship from the Open Web: Part 2

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This Guide to Curating Scholarship from the Open Web introduces the intellectual and practical considerations for initiating and sustaining a collaboratively-edited publication that sources and distributes scholarship on the open web. Part Two focuses on building your source basedeveloping a web presence, and establishing editorial criteria. Continue Reading.

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Prototyping a Curated Scholarly Publication: Digital Humanities Now

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Is it possible for scholars to scan the rapidly growing corpus of scholarship available on the open web? How can communities identify relevant and timely materials and share these discoveries with peers? Anyone who tries to stay current with new research and conversations in their field — ourselves included — faces an overwhelming amount of material scattered across the web. For the past three years the PressForward team has been experimenting with methods for catching and highlighting web-based scholarly communication by concurrently developing our Digital Humanities Now (DHNow) publication and our PressForward plugin for WordPress. Read about how we prototyped a scalable and reproducible publication model here.

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Scholarly Communication, the Web Way – A New Blog Series

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With this post we begin a new series on the PressForward blog that reflect on three years of research on sourcing and circulating scholarly communication on the open web. In the coming weeks we will share our discoveries, processes, and code developed through rapid prototyping and iterative design: the PressForward plugin for WordPress; the collaboratively-edited weekly publication Digital Humanities Now; and the experimental overlay Journal of Digital HumanitiesWe hope these resources will encourage and assist others who wish to collect, select, and share content from the web with an engaged community of readers. Read more here.

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