Author: Patrick McSweeney

PANFeed source released

We have now got PANFeed software up to a nearly acceptable standard. In the interest of releasing early and often we have released a tarball and some simple install instructions so that if you like you can set up you

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The University of Southampton has been undergoing restructuring for about a year now and we are no down to the real brass tacks. As a result the OneShare team has become part of the Web And Internet Science (WAIS) research

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RepoFringe11, a whistle stop review

This years repository fringe was another resounding success. Successfull placement in preview week of the Edinburgh fringe made the atmosphere electric. The event kicked off with a presentation by Eloy Rodrigues about the monumental amount of work him and his

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Erevnametrics: Rating what researchers do

We recently published a paper titled “Aggregated Erevnametrics: bringing together alt-metrics through Research Objects” and everyone, to my knowledge, who has read the title asks me the same question. “What are Erevnametrics?” Erevnametrics is a compound word taken from the

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Cetis OER Gathering

This week i attened the Cetis OER gathering. When i arrived in Glasgow I was not really sure what to expect. It didnt seem as though and clear goals for the event had been outlined. As it turned out the

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Hypertext day 3 – Tagging and Hyperstructure

So iMapping, thats pretty great. Check it out. Personal knowledge management is not the most focussed knowledge management. Most people dont have that much knowledge to manange. However for researchers where we always have large corpuses of material and often

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Hypertext Day 2 – Keynote, Search, Recommendation and E-Lit

So today was the first offical day of the Conference. This morning started with the opening keynote. As with all keynotes the range of topics covered was broad. There was some really strong emphasis so far on both days that

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Hypertext Day 1 – Workshop on Modelling Social Media #MSM10

So today is the workshop day of Hypertext. The talks are fairly informal and its nice to be eased into the swing of the conference. I have been attending the Modeling Social Media workshop (#MSM10). There were some pretty neat

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Hypertext 2010

I’m currently looking into going to Hypertext 2010. The conference has a history of engaging and esoteric research and attracts some of the leading researchers in social web and adaptive hypermedia systems. This year it will be held in Toronto,

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Taking stock and mopping up the mess I made of EPrints

So on our Language Box and other deriviative systems we thought it might be appropriate to upgrade the comments plugin (sneep) and install the meprints profile system. This meant we could go forward in a nice future proof kind of