General | History and Civilization | Uncategorized

ZoteroBib: instant bibliography in your browser

By on May 21, 2018

ZoteroBib is now available at http://zbib.org What is ZoteroBib ? ZoteroBib is the managing citation open access software by Zotero that works without installing the software. It is a ready to use web page for everybody willing to cite one or more a bibliographic items instantly. It is a new website that allows to create […]

Continue Reading ZoteroBib: instant bibliography in your browser

Economics & Data | General

EC Recommendation on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information, in Support of Open Science

By on May 9, 2018

The European Commission published a new Recommendation on Access to, and Preservation of, Scientific Information on 25 April, to promote the transition to open science in the European Union. The recommendation provides guidance on incentives for openness; research data management; text and data mining; and technical standards for the re-use of research content. The European Commission published a roadmap for the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) 14 March 2018. The EOSC is a “pan-European federation of research data infrastructures, with a view to moving from the current fragmentation, to a situation where data is easy to store, find, share and re-use.”

Continue Reading EC Recommendation on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information, in Support of Open Science

General

Sustainable citations for web content: archiving tools

By on April 19, 2018

Will your Internet citations last? The basic principle of all citation applies to the Internet: a citation is meant to help locate the information for readers to assess the trustworthiness of a source. However – since web pages may be deleted, updated, or moved – the practice of citing sources currently accessible on the web […]

Continue Reading Sustainable citations for web content: archiving tools

Economics & Data | General

EC Launches Implementation Roadmap and Timetable for European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

By on April 13, 2018

DG Research and Innovation (EC) published a strategy for the new European Open Science Cloud on 14 March 2018. The EOSC is a “pan-European federation of research data infrastructures, with a view to moving from the current fragmentation, to a situation where data is easy to store, find, share and re-use.” Open science refers to a culture of collaboration, sharing and openness – made possible by digital innovation, open access to publications, open research data, open source software, open educational resources, and citizen science. The EOSC has six components…

Continue Reading EC Launches Implementation Roadmap and Timetable for European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

Economics & Data | General | Newsletter

The New EUI Data Repository: a solution for archiving and sharing research data

By on March 23, 2018

The new EUI ResData repository was launched at the Library’s open access roundtable in October 2017 and already hosts twelve substantial EUI research datasets. ResData provides EUI scholars with a sustainable solution for archiving research datasets, and supports the European Union’s mandate that – where possible – research data outputs be openly shared. Open data – a key pillar of open science – refers to the trend among scholars, government agencies and international organisations to share datasets, codebooks and software via the internet.

Continue Reading The New EUI Data Repository: a solution for archiving and sharing research data

General | Newsletter

Zotero’s 10-year anniversary at the EUI: 2008-2018

By on March 14, 2018

Zotero, a free and open-source reference management software for bibliographic data and research materials, was created at the Center for History and New Media (now Roy Rosenzweig CHNM) in Fairfax Virginia, USA. The project was initially funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alfred P. Sloan […]

Continue Reading Zotero’s 10-year anniversary at the EUI: 2008-2018