Patrick McSweeney



Suite of plugins of EPrints to transform it into a social web repository for teaching resources.

skills: Perl, EPrints API, Javascript, Protype.js, HTML, CSS, Apache, co-design, research, presentation, user workshops

blog: http://blogs.ecs.soton.ac.uk/oneshare/category/edshare/

project site: http://edshare.org.uk

live site: http://edshare.soton.ac.uk



A spacial and temporal interface for gaining more insightful view of co-authorship graphs. Winner of the 2011 Repository fringe developer challenge.

skills: SVG, Raphael.js, JQuery, SPARQL, Graphite, rapid development, presentation

blog: http://blogs.ecs.soton.ac.uk/oneshare/tag/peoplepivot/

live site: http://lslvm-mrt2.ecs.soton.ac.uk/peoplepivot/



A plugin for EPrints to give users a profile page within a repository. MePrints changes the focus of the repository from papers to the people who write them. This creates a greater sense of ownership of the materials in the archive.

skills: Perl, Prototype.js, EPrints API, IRStats, project management, rapid prototyping.

blog: http://blogs.ecs.soton.ac.uk/meprints/

demonstrator site: http://allaboutme.eprints.org/



A platform for producing Personalised Academic News Feeds by spidering news from institution websites. PANFeed allows the user to build RSS feeds to author based on a set of keywords. Feeds produces are optimised for personalised magazine software.

skills: Python, Django, RSS, web spidering, TFIDF, hotness ranking, BASH scripting

blog: http://blogs.ecs.soton.ac.uk/oneshare/tag/campusroar/

live site: http://panfeed.ecs.soton.ac.uk/

Co-Reference Editor

Co-Reference Editor

A spacial hypertext tool for managing author disambiguation in triple stores. Users can assert authors are owl:sameas or browse the author tree pruning nodes which have been falsely asserted sameas.

skills: PHP, Mootools, 4Store, SPAQL

project site: http://dotac.info

project blog: http://blogs.ecs.soton.ac.uk/dotac/

demo site: http://www.dotac.info/editor/



A community repository of humanities focused open educational resources. Non-technical user have rich discussions about their work in a digital environment which they feel comfortable.

skills: EdShare, EPrints, research methods, experiment design, statistical analysis, qualitative methods, survey design, user workshops, server administration

project blog: http://www.humbox.blogspot.com/

live site: http://humbox.ac.uk