Bibliography of Academia (7th edition) issued by EUI Library

The EUI Library issued the 7th edition Bibliography of Academia on 23 February. There are ten thematic sections: 1. The young scholar, 2. Methodology in the social sciences and humanities, 3. Academic writing and publication 4. Data for research, 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising, 6. Open science, digital and internet, 7. Science, education and society, Read More …

EUI Library issues 36th edition Bibliography of the Global Financial Crisis

The 36th edition of the EUI Library Bibliography of the Global Financial & Economic Crisis was issued on 27 January 2017. All works are available from the Library. 24 new titles have been added since the September edition. Full publication details, with shelfmarks, are in the Catalogue. Read More …

New Eurostat Micro Data Access Application Procedure

Eurostat has launched a new data access application procedure for micro data. From January 2017, EUI members should use the new Microdata Access Worlkflow Tool – which requires Principal Investigators to register via the EU Login authentication service.

The EUI Researcher – or Principal Investigator in a research team – should create an EU Login for the project application. (It is not necessary for all members of a research team to have a login.) Read More …

New Global Financial Database available to EUI members from 1 January 2017

The Global Financial Database of long-range series on stocks, bonds, bills and other financial data from 200 countries, is now available to EUI members. The Global Financial Database covers approximately 200 countries from the medieval period to present. EUI members can create an account on the GFD platform using an eui.eu mail account. A unique User Name and Password (case-sensitive) will be assigned via the eui.eu mail account. Enter the User Name (EUI mail address) and GFD Password at the login link (also in the top-bar menu). Read More …

New OECD Guidelines on Research Ethics and New Forms of Data

On Friday, 25 November, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published new Guidelines on Research Ethics and New Forms of Data for social and economic research, in light of the quickly-changing technological, communications’ and social context of data discovery, use and dissemination. The OECD Global Science Forum expert group – supported by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and the US National Science Foundation – issued the following statement: Read More …

Research Data Management in Italy

The Research Data Alliance (Europe) hosts a two-day workshop on research data management and open data on 14-15 November. Sessions are live-streamed from the Universit√† di Firenze. The workshop is organised in collaboration with the universities of Bologna, Milano, Parma, Torino and Trento with the support of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Associazione italiana per la promozione della scienza aperta and OpenAIRE. The workshop brings together researchers, data managers and librarians to share experiences regarding the discovery, management, elaboration, re-use, and reproducibility of research data. The EUI Library is represented at the workshop. Read More …