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2021 EUI Library ‘Research Data Guide’ (9th edition) Published on 14 May

The 9th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on the 14th of May 2021, providing information about data discovery; in-project data use; data management plans; data protection and database copyright; data requirements in EU Horizon Europe, and data preservation and sharing.  The EUI Library Data Portal provides access to Library-licensed macroeconomic, micro-socioeconomic and Europe-related databases. 80 data resource guides provide information on coverage, variables, user networks, online manuals and terms and conditions of use. The Data Portal also provides information about the Library’s restricted micro-socioeconomic data server. ctd

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…]

Love Data Week 2021

During international Love Data Week, the Library is raising awareness of the EUI Research Data Collection in the Cadmus repository and Library Research Data Services including; data management planning; data protection and copyright; and data preservation and repositing:

♥ The Library helps researchers, fellows and professors to preserve their research data in the EUI Research Data Collection in the Cadmus repository
♥ The first step is to complete the Library’s online data submission form
♥ We will then make an appointment for transfer of data, documentation and – where applicable – code
♥ Any researcher, fellow or professor – from any discipline – can submit research data outputs to the EUI Research Data Collection
♥ Library staff will use the information in the online form to generate metadata to describe your dataset and make it findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR data principles)
♥ The Library also helps research project managers to prepare data management plans (DMPs) which are required when applying for EU Horizon Europe and ERC funding
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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