Electronic Resources


2022 Library ‘Research Data Guide’

The 10th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on the 12th of April, providing information about Library support for (i) data discovery (ii) data use and (iii) data preservation and sharing. There are ten sections: 1. Data discovery and the EUI Library Data Portal; 2. Data generation, data protection, data processing and ethical use; 3. Data management plans; 4. Research data management in Horizon Europe, ERC and other EU programmes; 5. Managing data during the research project cycle; 6. Repositing and preserving data in the EUI research repository Cadmus; 7. Open Data and Open Science; 8. Qualitative data and ancillary materials in the humanities and social sciences; 9. EUI infrastructure, software, protocols and support and; 10. International research data guidelines. Read the PDF or the hyperlinked version.

40th EUI Research Dataset Added to the Research Data Collection in Cadmus

On the 23rd of April, the 40th EUI research dataset was added to the multi-disciplinary Research Data Collection in the Cadmus repository. The EUI Research Data Collection is an infrastructure for the preservation of EUI research data outputs; a platform for sharing research data; and a solution for funder-mandated research data management compliance (eg. EU Horizon Europe / ERC).  To submit a dataset for reposit – please complete this online form. The EUI Library offers specialist support regarding (i) data protection (ii) database copyright and (iii) advice on metadata, file-naming, format, structure, and whether data should be archived under embargo, or made available as open data.  An overview of EUI research data support is in the EUI Library Research Data Guide. Only EUI-generated datasets can be included in the EUI Research Data Collection. [ctd…]

Major upgrade of Web of Science database on 1 December

On 1 December the upgraded Web of Science bibliographical database of scholarly articles from 12,500 peer-reviewed journals was launched with enhanced functionalities:

  • Author Search: In the Web of Science Core Collection search page, the Author Search tab can be used to locate author indexed works in the Web of Science
  • Search Alerts: To receive emails with new results from a search query, click on ‘Create Alert’ in the Search results or History page
  • Export Records to Excel: It is now possible to select ‘Export to Excel file’ from the Export dropdown (for export to EndNote online, EndNote desktop and Plain text format). Full details

EUI Library launches access to SAGE Research Methods platform and eBooks

From the 1st of January, EUI members have access to SAGE Research Methods providing access to eBooks and tools in support of all aspects of social science methodology. The platform provides full-text, searchable access to the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) series; the Qualitative Research Methods series; and other works on social science research. The Methods Map can be used to navigate methods, concepts and techniques. The Project Planner is a step-by-step guide to starting, developing and completing a research project.