The European Open Science Cloud Portal was launched on 23 November 2018. The new EOSC Portal facilitates discovery of data and resources; processing and analysis; research data management; computation; storage; networking; training and security. To mark the launch of the EOSC Portal, the European Commission issued two supporting documents: Prompting EOSC in Practice which explains the governance of the new ecosystem, and; Turning FAIR into Reality which provides an overview of requirements to fulfill the goal of making research data ‘Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.’ EOSC has six components…
On 31 January 2015, when the life of William Klinger was tragically taken in New York, he was only 42. William was an alumnus of the History and Civilisation Department, where he graduated in 2007 with Prof. Raffaele Romanelli as supervisor. He was the husband of Francesca and the father of two children. His EUI […]
EUI Library trial of SAGE Research Methods’ platform for social science methodology, content and toolsBy Thomas Bourke on October 16, 2018
The EUI Library trial of SAGE Research Methods continues until 16 November. The Research Methods platform provides content and tools covering all aspects of social science research methodology – quantitative, qualitative and comparative. This resource can be used by sociologists, economists, political scientists – and other scholars interested in research methodologies. The platform provides access to case studies illustrating research techniques – as well as tutorials on broader academic skills. SAGE Research Methods provides full-text, searchable access to eBooks and manuals, including the premium Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) series, the Qualitative Research Methods series and
Google launched a new search tool for open data on 5 September. Google Dataset Search (beta) helps find open datasets and data series – by searching data repositories worldwide. The new resource searches both open public data repositories (governments; international organisations) and open research data repositories (universities, research institutions). Full details of the new search tool are in the Google Blog and this video. Dataset Search is developed by Google’s AI research division. For access to licensed, statistical datasets at the EUI, visit the Library’s Data Portal.
On July 12th, President Dehousse has signed an Agreement on behalf of the EUI Library with Agence Europe’s current director Lorenzo Riccardi to digitise the Agence Europe Bulletin Quotidien from 1953 to 1999. In January, the EUI Library reached out to Agence Europe’s director Riccardi to launch the idea for a collaborative project to digitise […]
The EUI Library issued the 9th edition Bibliography of Academia on 5 July 2018. There are ten sections: 1. The young scholar 2. Scientific and research methodology 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 8. Copyright and legal 9. Academia in Europe, and 10. University strategy and finance. 72 new titles have been added since the last edition. The Library welcomes suggestions for new acquisitions.