PressForward Builds Content Hubs
Centralize digital media into a single online resource.
Use the bookmarklet and feed reader to collect content from around the web.
Filter, sort, and select content in your WordPress dashboard.
Amplify and share the content that matters to you.
- Add feeds to the RSS reader to bring all your content to PressForward.
- Grab content from around the web with the "Nominate This" bookmarklet.
- Read and review content without leaving your WordPress dashboard.
- Select and draft the posts you want to share with your community
- Use folders to group feeds and filter posts
- Preserve original metadata and redirect to the source.
- Amplify chosen content by publishing it to your site or sharing it on twitter.
- Engage your community by featuring recent and relevant content all in one place.
Stay Current in Your Field
Do you want to stay current with the most important work in your field? Digital Humanities Now is the protoype publication of the PressForward project. At the heart of DHNow is the question of how, in the age of blogs and open access online publications, a scholar or librarian stays current with the most important work in their field while still having time to participate in that conversation. Using PressForward to aggregate more than…Read More
Highlight the Work of Your Institution
Do you want to highlight the work of your institution? With PressForward, the diverse research and publications of a large institution can be highlighted on a single site. The Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where a community of researchers from around the world gather to teach, research, and collaborate, uses PressForward to centralize the conversations those researchers have across the web. From blogs and twitter to open access articles published online, The Well brings…Read More
Do you want to create and foster community in your field? When the ACRL’s Digital Humanities Discussion Group wanted to create a publication that would act as a communal space for interested librarians, they used PressForward to build dh + lib a weekly round-up of news, opportunities, and readings aggregated from across the web. dh + lib editors contribute original content, as well as aggregated news, creating an opportunity for community members to share ideas…Read More
Highlight Archived Content
Do you want to highlight and increase the discoverability of archived content? When the Public Library of Science wanted to find a way to make the work published across their suite of journals more visible, they used PressForward to creat PLOS Collections. PLOS Collections aggregates and curates two types of content: articles from the archives on particular topics, and “special collections” of original content proposed and coordinated by external teams and communities. With PressForward, PLOS…Read More
In the Classroom
Do you want to work with students to publish class assignments or research? Instructors use PressForward in the classroom to consolidate and review student assignments, help students learn to survey their fields, and create opportunities for collaboration, communication, and research. The Lewis & Clark College Environmental Studies Program produces Environment Across Boundaries, a student-led publication that cultivates interdisciplinary perspectives on environmental issues. Participation gives students an opportunity to engage with their discipline through experiential, project…Read More
Showcase the Best Work
Do you want to work with a group of editors to showcase the best work in your field? Science communication is a skill learned through instruction and being engaged with stellar examples of science writing. The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing’s Showcase uses PressForward to curate this work for learners and enthusiasts of all experience levels. Showcase readers not only find examples of science writing, but also to learn why selected articles are…Read More