The 2017 edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide is now available online. The new 5th edition contains a new section on the (beta) EUI ResData repository and expanded details about data management plans (DMPs) and metadata for datasets. The Research Data Guide covers data discovery; terms and conditions of access and use; data security; research data management; metadata and documentation; data preservation, open data sharing and research data in the EU Horizon 2020 research funding programme. There is also an updated section on qualitative data in the humanities and social sciences. The section on open data provides information on whether, when, how, where and under what terms, research data outputs can be openly shared.
The Library has launched a new directory of bibliographical databases, bibliographical software and reference works for economic literature and data science. The new directory is structured to provide synergies between online bibliographical databases and ‘traditional’ reference works and bibliographies. The new directory has the following structure:
- Online bibliographies / finding literature in economics and statistical science (EconLit, Web of Science and RePEc, &c.)
- Software for bibliography-building (EndNote, Zotero)
- Major reference works in economics and statistical science (Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, North-Holland/Elsevier Handbooks, Oxford Dictionary of Economics, &c.)
- EUI Library economics-related bibliographies (Bibliography of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis, Bibliography of the Euro and European Monetary Union &c.)
The EUI Library launched a new Economics Working Papers Directory on 28 March. The Directory includes (i) searchable databases of international economics working paper series – including Library-subscribed series (ii) EUI working papers (iii) how to order older economics working papers from storage and (iv) an index of prominent institutional publishers of working papers.
SNL Financial provides data on approximately 29,000 banking institutions worldwide. Ownership information; financial statements; market analysis; filings; maps of bank locations; mergers and acquisitions information; and financial sector news and alerts are provided. An Excel add-in can be used for the selection and elaboration of data variables, geographical coverage and time series. SNL Financial is published by Standard and Poors.
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,
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.