PressForward is brought to you by the same people behind widely-used, open academic research platforms such as Zotero and Omeka: the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.

Initiated by Dan Cohen and Tom Scheinfeldt, PressForward is directed by Joan Fragaszy Troyano and Sean Takats. Stephanie Westcott serves as project manager and Lisa M. Rhody joins as co-editor of Journal of Digital Humanities. The Pressforward Plugin is developed by Aram Zucker-Scharff and Boone B. Gorges. Graduate Research Assistants who have provided extensive support to the project include: Lindsey Bestebreurtje, Sasha Hoffman, Amanda Morton, Ben Schneider, and Jeri Wieringa.

PressForward is generously funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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