In September 2023, CAPASIA, a European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant Project based in the Department of History at the European University Institute, hosted a conference at the EUI on ‘Nodes of Early Modern Capitalism,1500-1800’. An exhibition accompanied this two-day event, displaying some of the ‘nodes’ of the Indian Ocean World investigated by the CAPASIA […]
History and Civilization
Every year on 24 May many countries in Eastern Europe and Northern/Central Asia celebrate the day of the Cyrillic alphabet. The Cyrillic alphabet is used by more than 250 million people across 50 languages and is the 6th most popular writing script on the planet. The creation of the Cyrillic alphabet is related to the […]
The 11th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on 18 April providing information about data discovery, data use, data preservation and data 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, FAIR Principles and Open Science; 8. Qualitative and unstructured data in the humanities and social sciences; 9. EUI infrastructure, software, protocols and support; and 10. International research data guidelines. | Download the PDF version here.
Since the late 19th century, when it was recognised as an organised profession, librarianship has been understood as a viable career option for women – first as a place where they might provide administrative support to the intellectual efforts of the predominantly male librarian cadre but, by the early 20th century, as a women’s profession […]
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. ]
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.]