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CampusROAR:Some early designs for an “issue” creator.

The purpose of this would be to enable a user to create virtual magazine issues (RSS) with relative ease from any selection of sources. Possible further additions would be a feature allowing custom introductions etc. These are early and heavily

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SLE: Wrap-up

As the summer comes to an end and, along with it, my internship, it’s time to reflect on everything I’ve learned. Firstly, one should never underestimate the effect of coffee and heavy metal on speed of coding. More importantly perhaps,

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PeoplePivot – Temporal and Spacial navigation of co-authorship data

The DevCSI developer challenge at #repofringe11 was focused on the events theme “repositories building bridges”. As people of repositories Matt, Andy and myself thought that what we wanted to do was make a tool for exploring co-authorship over the course

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Erevnametrics: Visualizations

At the moment, all the RO builder gives as an output is RDF, which isn’t all that exciting for many people. To remedy this, several visualizations will be created, so that the users of this tool can have something to

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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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SLE: Feature Requests

The driving reason behind developing the SLE is to provide students and staff with a fresh collaborative environment in which they can build a community for themselves and each other. Communities are fantastic, because they give users a sense of

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Erevnametrics: Research Object Builder UI 2

Now the RO builder has actually taken shape, this is a blog post to show what it looks like, and the current capabilities/limitations of the UI at present. First, a screenshot showing what the tool looks like before adding any

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Erevnametrics: Research Object Builder User Feedback

So, for the first time, I gave the RO Builder some real live testing, and here I’ll discuss some of the difficulties encountered during this. Generally the problems encountered can be divided into conceptual limitations, or bugfixes and minor features

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StrangeHypertexts.org

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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PANFeed and CampusROAR at Repository Fringe

Repository Fringe Last week we took PANFeed (Personalized Academic News Feed) and CampusROAR to its first conference: RepoFringe in Edinburgh.  We were talking about CampusROAR as an idea and also doing a short demo of PANFeed (the new name for

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