Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), University of Southampton

Electronics and Computer Science (ECS)

Tim Brody

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Tim Brody

ECS, Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering
University of Southampton
Southampton, United Kingdom. SO17 1BJ

Position: Guest in Systems Group
Extension: 28935
Telephone: Work (Voice): +44 (0)23 8059 8935
Email: tdb2@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Homepage: http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/tdb2/
URI: http://id.ecs.soton.ac.uk/person/7117 [browse]

Interests: ajax, css, eprints, javascript, linux, mysql, open access, perl, web, xml, xsl


Tim Brody (PhD in 2006, University of Southampton) is a Research Assistant in the Web and Internet Science group at the University of Southampton. Tim has worked on a number of open-access related projects including lead developer for the EPrints software, RA to Kultur (research repository for visual arts), PRESERV (digital preservation for eprints), TARDis (investigated methods for filling institutional repositories) and the Open Citation Project (providing citation linking for eprint archives). Tim has developed and supports the Citebase Search (citation-ranking search engine), Registry of Open Access Repositories and Celestial (OAI-PMH caching and analysis) tools.


EPrints software lead developer.

Systems administration for EPrints systems, SVN, Trac, Web sites.


BSc Computer Science, University of Southampton (2001)

PhD, University of Southampton (2006)


2008 - UK Institutional Repository Activity: A longitudinal study - for JISC, UK

Other Professional Activities

2002 - Tester, Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting 2.0.

2011 - Technical Advisory Group, SWORD 2.0 protocol.


Author, HTTP::OAI, LWP::UserAgent::OAuth, SOAP::ISIWoK Perl modules.

Maintainer, XML-LibXML, XML-LibXSLT Perl modules.

RedHat package maintainer for Xapian.

Conferences Attended

2012-07-09 Open Repositories 2012


2011-09-05 Readiness for REF (R4R) Workshop


2011-05-23 2nd WORKSHOP ON CRIS, CERIF AND INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES "Integrating Research Information: CRIS+OAR"


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