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Women against dictatorship – History item of the month

Rato, Rita. Mulheres e resistência: Novas Cartas Portuguesas e outras lutas. Lisboa: Tinta da China, 2023. When I had this book in my hands to be classified, I really didn’t know what to do. Whenever I’m not sure of where a book should go on the library shelves, as this is what classifying is (here […]

2024 EUI Library Bibliography of Academia (16th ed)

The Library published the 16th annual edition of the Bibliography of Academia on 26 March. There are ten sections: 1. The young scholar, 2. Research methodology, 3. Academic writing and publication, 4. Data for research in the social sciences and humanities, 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising, 6. Open science, digital and artificial intelligence, 7. Science, education and society, 8. Copyright and data protection, 9. Academia in Europe and 10. University strategy and finance. The Library welcomes suggestions for new acquisitions via this online form.

The history of French pasta – History item of the month

Dessaux, Pierre-Antoine. Vermicelles et coquillettes: histoire d’une industrie alimentaire française. Tours: Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2023. If you enjoyed last month’s blogpost about the role of shells in early modern history, you may be pleased to know that shells feature in this too, although in the edible form of pasta. Library books about pasta, as you […]

Ukrainian libraries: two years under fire. An interview with Oksana Bruy

Marking the second year of the war in Ukraine on 24 February 2024, this interview with Oksana Bruy, President of the Ukrainian Library Association and Deputy Director of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Library, offers her perspective on the devastating impact of war on Ukrainian libraries, the challenges librarians face and their vision on the future. […]

Black History eBooks available through De Gruyter

The ongoing trial to the De Gruyter platform provides the EUI community with unparalleled access to a vast collection of eBooks in the field of social sciences. This blog post elaborates on this initiative and proposes recommended readings in observance of Black History Month. Whenever the Library purchases an eBook, it doesn’t simply buy a […]

4 ways to celebrate Love Data Week at EUI

The EUI Library’s 9th annual Love Data Week takes place from 12 to 16 February  – to raise awareness of data discovery; data use and protection; and management of data throughout the research lifecycle. This year’s theme is ‘Your kind of data’ and we are hosting three open conversations and a data visualisation workshop for […]