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There and Back Again: A Traineeship’s Tale, by Ciara O’Kelly

In early February, I moved to Italy for a year-long traineeship with the European University Institute (EUI). As an Irish-Canadian citizen living in Canada, this was an opportunity of a lifetime and an important step in my career as a librarian. I was excited to meet the five other trainees and the wonderful library team […]

Library Data Resources: Data Protection and Ethical Use

At a time when the EUI Library is providing unprecedented off-campus access to data resources – we remind users of their obligations regarding data protection and ethical use. EUI users may not distribute, or allow any other party to have access to data which is provided under Library license. Special terms and conditions apply to the use of micro-socioeconomic and qualitative data. This reflects the sensitive nature of observations about human subjects, families and households. Such terms and conditions apply to (i) data hosted by the Library for EUI members (ii) data gathered and used during research projects, and (iii) data provided directly to EUI members under third-party license. Terms and conditions of access and use for all datasets hosted by the Library, are provided in the ‘full details’ section of the individual resource guides in the Library’s Data Portal. Access to, and use of, databases provided by the EUI Library are subject to contractual license agreements and copyright terms. Full details are on the Library’s Terms and Conditions page. [ctd.]

The 2019 EUI Open Access events at the EUI

The theme of the Open Access Week 2019 was “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”. A number of events were organised at the EUI to celebrate the open access week. A course on Commercial Publishers and Open Access: know your rights took place on Wednesday 23 October, by Lotta Svantesson and Monica Steletti. Download […]

Cadmus: new visual design and data collection

The EUI Library is pleased to announce a new visual design for Cadmus – EUI Research Repository and the addition of a new collection to the repository: ‘EUI Research Data’. The new Cadmus is being officially launched during the Open Access Week 2019. At the Open Access Roundtable on Friday 25 October (10.00-12.00) the new […]

New EUROLAB Data Mission Grants

Social scientists working on socio-economic topics can apply for one-month funded missions to the GESIS data archive and library (Mannheim and Cologne). The closing date for applications is 15 October 2019, for visits to be undertaken any time in 2020. During their stay, visiting scholars will be assigned an individual workspace and can discuss data elaboration techniques with GESIS archive staff. Data and services are explained at this link.  Full details about how to apply are on this EUROLAB page…