General | History and Civilization

CFP: Open Access Week 2012 Networked Researcher Blogging Unconference

By on September 24, 2012

To register to participate in this blogging unconference, please use the form at the bottom of this page. Open Access Week 2012 will take place October 22-28 all over the world. Networked Researcher is convinced, as the Open Access Week web site says, that “Open Access” to information – the free, immediate, online access to […]

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Lynn H.Nelson passed away. He invented the WWW VL History Central Catalogue and was an American Pioneer in Digital History

By on September 21, 2012

Sunday the 2nd of September Lynn H.Nelson, American Pioneer of the Digital Humanities and Digital History passed away.  He was born the 21st September 1931 in Harvey, Illinois, USA. He entered the University of Chicago in 1948, receiving the AB degree in 1950. He served in the United States Army 1952-1954 and spent the years […]

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World Forum for Democracy, Strasbourg 5-11 October 2012

By on August 29, 2012

The Council of Europe organises the World Forum for Democracy (Strasbourg, 5-11 October 2012) bringing together reformers and global leaders to identify democratic responses to the economic, social and political challenges which affect our societies. Find out more The EUI Library holds a rich collection of Council of Europe primary sources,  books and journals. Find out more  […]

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New World Bank Open Data Portal

By on July 11, 2012

The World Bank launched the new Open Data Initiative during the International Open Government Data Conference, 10-12 July.

World Bank Open Data is explained on this EUI Library page. EUI users also have access to CD-rom versions of World Development Indicators (DJ-AA WORLD) and Global Development Finance (DJ-FD-GLOBAL).

The new portal provides access to major international economic and development statistics including: World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Millennium Development Indicators, the Doing Business database, Education Statistics and Gender Statistics.

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