History and Civilization


Research Data Services for EUI Members

The EUI Library supports (i) data discovery (ii) data use and (iii) data preservation and sharing. Full details of Library data collections and services are in the 2022 Research Data Guide.

Library Data Portal

The Library maintains a Data Portal which provides access to licensed data resources for EUI members and introduces open data resources of relevance to EUI research themes. All resources in the Data Portal have an individual guide with (i) Data description and scope (ii) Time-period coverage and release/wave information (iii) Support links (online manuals, software transfer routines, user networks) (iv) Terms and conditions of access and use. There are three sub-directories: Macroeconomic Data; Micro-socioeconomic Data; and European, EU and Euro Area Data. [ Ctd. ]

50th EUI Research Dataset Added to the Research Data Collection in Cadmus

On the 6th of July, the 50th 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 2022 Library Research Data Guide. Only EUI-generated datasets can be included in the EUI Research Data Collection. [ctd.]

2022 Library ‘Research Data Guide’

The 10th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on the 12th of April, providing information about Library support for (i) data discovery (ii) data use and (iii) data preservation and sharing. There are ten sections: 1. Data discovery and the EUI Library Data Portal; 2. Data generation, data protection, data processing and ethical use; 3. Data management plans; 4. Research data management in Horizon Europe, ERC and other EU programmes; 5. Managing data during the research project cycle; 6. Repositing and preserving data in the EUI research repository Cadmus; 7. Open Data and Open Science; 8. Qualitative data and ancillary materials in the humanities and social sciences; 9. EUI infrastructure, software, protocols and support and; 10. International research data guidelines. Read the PDF or the hyperlinked version.

2022 Library ‘Bibliography of Academia’

The EUI Library published the 13th edition Bibliography of Academia on 9 March 2022.  53 titles have been added since last year’s edition.  All works are in the EUI collection.  There are ten sections: 1. The young scholar; 2. Research methodology; 3. Academic writing and publication; 4. Data for research in the social sciences and humanities; 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising; 6. Open science, digital and internet; 7. Science, education and society; 8. Copyright and data protection; 9. Academia in Europe, and 10. University strategy and finance. PDF

Black History Month 2022

February 2022 will be the first Black History Month (BHM) at the EUI. What is Black History Month? Born in 1970 in the US in the aftermath of the Civil Rights movement, Black History Month was conceived as a way of remembering Black people’s contributions to the history of the nation. Nowadays, while BHM is […]

ZoteroBib: instant bibliography in your browser

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 […]