2021 EUI Library ‘Research Data Guide’ (9th edition) Published on 14 May

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The 9th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on the 14th of May 2021, providing information about data discovery; in-project data use; data management plans; data protection and database copyright; data requirements in EU Horizon Europe, and data preservation and sharing.  The EUI Library Data Portal provides access to Library-licensed macroeconomic, micro-socioeconomic and Europe-related databases. 80 data resource guides provide information on coverage, variables, user networks, online manuals and terms and conditions of use. The Data Portal also provides information about the Library’s restricted micro-socioeconomic data server. ctd

EUI members can submit their research datasets for inclusion in the Research Data Collection of Cadmus, the EUI Research repository which is (i) an infrastructure for the preservation of EUI research data outputs (ii) a platform for sharing research data and (iii) a solution for funder-mandated research data management compliance (eg. EU Horizon Europe and ERC).

EUI Library Research Data Guide 2021 (9th ed) PDF

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.  DATA DISCOVERY AND THE EUI LIBRARY DATA PORTAL
1.a The EUI Library Data Portal
1.b Registration for EUI-Library hosted micro-socioeconomic data
1.c Access to data at other institutions
1.d Access to open data resources

2.  DATA PROTECTION, DATABASE COPYRIGHT AND ETHICAL USE
2.a Data protection
2.b Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation
2.c Processing of sensitive data, EUI Ethics Committee review and security protocols
2.d Terms and conditions of use and database copyright
2.e Agreements between individual EUI members and third-party data providers

3.  DATA MANAGEMENT PLANS (DMPs)
3.a Generating a data management plan
3.b Data management planning tools

4.  RESEARCH DATA MANAGEMENT IN HORIZON EUROPE AND OTHER EU PROGRAMMES
4.a European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)
4.b Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC)

5. MANAGING DATA DURING THE RESEARCH PROJECT CYCLE
5.a Data input and quality control
5.b Folders, files, variables, format and versioning
5.c Documentation and codebooks
5.d Security and backup during the research project

6.  REPOSITING AND PRESERVING EUI RESEARCH DATA IN THE CADMUS REPOSITORY
6.a Preparing data for reposit in Cadmus, the EUI research repository
6.b Completing the dataset submission form
6.c Metadata

7.  OPEN DATA

8.  QUALITATIVE DATA IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
8.a Terms and conditions of use for qualitative data
8.b Support, software and infrastructure for qualitative data
8.c Research data management and data management plans for qualitative data
8.d Metadata for qualitative data
8.e Data preservation, repositing and open qualitative data

9.  EUI INFRASTRUCTURE, SOFTWARE AND SUPPORT

10. INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH DATA GUIDELINES

For data support please write to Thomas Bourke at [email protected]