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2024 EUI Library Bibliography of Academia (16th ed)

The Library published the 16th annual edition of the Bibliography of Academia on 26 March. There are ten sections: 1. The young scholar, 2. Research methodology, 3. Academic writing and publication, 4. Data for research in the social sciences and humanities, 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising, 6. Open science, digital and artificial intelligence, 7. Science, education and society, 8. Copyright and data protection, 9. Academia in Europe and 10. University strategy and finance. The Library welcomes suggestions for new acquisitions via this online form.

Ukrainian libraries: two years under fire. An interview with Oksana Bruy

Marking the second year of the war in Ukraine on 24 February 2024, this interview with Oksana Bruy, President of the Ukrainian Library Association and Deputy Director of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Library, offers her perspective on the devastating impact of war on Ukrainian libraries, the challenges librarians face and their vision on the future. […]

Black History eBooks available through De Gruyter

The ongoing trial to the De Gruyter platform provides the EUI community with unparalleled access to a vast collection of eBooks in the field of social sciences. This blog post elaborates on this initiative and proposes recommended readings in observance of Black History Month. Whenever the Library purchases an eBook, it doesn’t simply buy a […]

EUI Library Statistical Yearbook 2021

The European University Institute (EUI) Library is pleased to report that the publication of the EUI Library Statistical Yearbook 2021, including results from the Library User Satisfaction Survey, and the EUI Library Performance Indicators 2009-2021 is now available online. Statistical analysis has been a long-standing activity at the EUI Library. This analysis supports planning, decision […]

2023 Library ‘Research Data Guide’

The 11th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on 18 April providing information about data discovery, data use, data preservation and data 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, FAIR Principles and Open Science; 8. Qualitative and unstructured data in the humanities and social sciences; 9. EUI infrastructure, software, protocols and support; and 10. International research data guidelines. | Download the PDF version here.

Thinking About Librarianship & Women

Since the late 19th century, when it was recognised as an organised profession, librarianship has been understood as a viable career option for women – first as a place where they might provide administrative support to the intellectual efforts of the predominantly male librarian cadre but, by the early 20th century, as a women’s profession […]