EUROLAB, the European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research, is inviting applications for funded research visits to the GESIS social sciences data archive in Cologne. The deadline is 7 May 2014. Successful applicants will receive a travel grant (up to €450) and accommodation. The EU Data Without Boundaries office has issued a call for applications from researchers who require funding to visit restricted micro data archives in Europe. The deadline is 15 June. The European Social Survey office has launched a call for proposals for the module design of Round 8 of the European Social Survey. The deadline is 12 May.
Horizon 2020 is the EU Research & Innovation funding programme, 2014-2020. EUI members who are preparing applications for Horizon 2020 funding will be required to submit general information on data management as part of their proposal. This will be evaluated by the EC under the criterion ‘impact.’ Social science and economic research projects are included in the ‘Societal Challenges’ cluster. The EUI Library can provide assistance to project leaders for the data section of funding applications. Please write to Thomas Bourke at email@example.com to make an appointment. Full details.
The Web of Science bibliographical database is now cross-indexed with Google Scholar. The new initiative allows users to project the same search terms from Web of Science to Google Scholar – locating full text where available. Users can also move quickly from Google Scholar to the Web of Science database for citation data, bibliographical records and related publications. Enter the Web of Science via the Library catalogue (EUI members). Enter Google Scholar via this link. Full details.
The Central Library of the Council of the EU’s selective bibliography presents a special issue on EU-US relations and Issue 11 focuses on Ukraine. Analysing the Ukrainian crisis, attention is also given to EU-Russia relations, to the Eastern Partnership and to the EU’s political engagement in Central Asia.
The Library issued the 27th edition ‘Bibliography of the Global Financial & Economic Crisis’ on 25 March. All works are available in the Library. 23 new titles have been added since the November edition. Full publication details, and EUI shelfmarks, are in the Library Catalogue. EUI members are very welcome to suggest new books for acquisition: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Bibliography is sectioned as follows…