2016 edition of EUI Library ‘Research Data Guide’ published on 28 October

research-guide-2016-cropped-200x282The 4th edition of the Library ‘Research Data Guide’ was issued on 28 October 2016. The Guide provides information on research data management; data discovery; terms and conditions of access and use; data security; dataset metadata and documentation; data repositing, preservation and open data sharing.

The 2016 edition contains a new section (#8) on ‘Qualitative Data in Humanities and Social Sciences: access and use’ and expanded details about data management plans (DMPs) and data management in the EU Horizon 2020 research funding programme.

The section on open data provides information on whether, when, how, where and under what terms, research data outputs can be openly shared.
PDF version of 2016 EUI Library Research Data Guide
Please contact the Library to arrange a research data appointment: [email protected]

The EUI Data Portal provides access to a comprehensive collection of macroeconomic and micro-socioeconomic data resources. All 75 resources in the EUI Data Portal have an information guide with (i) Data description, (ii) Time coverage, (iii) Support links; eg. user networks, online manuals, software tools &c., and (iv) Instructions on how to access.
Macroeconomic Data: National, regional and global economic statistics are available from major providers, including Thomson Reuters, Eurostat, IMF, World Bank, OECD, ECB, WIIW, UN and many others.
Micro-socioeconomic Data: Individual, family, household and firm level data are available from Eurostat, GESIS, ICPSR, Bureau van Dijk, UKDS, DIW and many others. Micro-socioeconomic data is subject to special registration requirements. EUI members should complete the micro data registration form (selecting the required dataset from the drop-down menu) and; sign two conditions of use agreements at the Economics Information Office (Badia Fiesolana, 085) or at the Economics Departmental Library information desk (Villa La Fonte, 2ndfloor). Detailed instructions are given on each micro data resource page under ‘How to access.’

Online research software manuals. Paper manuals are available in the 001-005 shelf range at the Badia Library and the Economics Departmental Library (Villa La Fonte).

European, European Union and Euro Area statistical databases