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 […]
EC Recommendation on Access to and Preservation of Scientific Information, in Support of Open ScienceBy Thomas Bourke 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.”
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.
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 […]
When the Library doesn’t have the books that someone needs and it’s not possible to buy them (mostly when books are out of print), InterLibrary loans come to the rescue. EUI members may request up to 80 InterLibrary loans a year. The colleagues in charge of InterLibrary loans (or ILLs) are very busy all year round […]
Many of our print volumes have been moved out of the Library and into storage. Most, but not all, of these volumes are made up of our print journals and serials. However, don’t worry, they are available online for your consultation. Our ultimate goal is to create an upgraded Library environment with more work spaces for our users and […]