History and Civilization


EUI Virtual Journal Display

The Virtual Journal Display is a selection of important full-text journals available at the EUI Library whose current tables of contents  can be found online in JournalTOCs with a link to the full-text. For each of the four disciplines a selection of important e-journals has been made which show the table of contents of the […]

Public history as “useful history” before voting for Europe, May 22-25, 2014

Since the Lisbon Treaty in 2007, European citizens are able to better decide the kind of Europe they would like to live in: the EU Parliament influences the choice of the President of the European Commission. The EUandI project (EUI) provides European citizens with a tool that helps them deciding which party to vote for in the EP elections (May 22-25), based on their preferences […]

First year anniversary for DP.LA, the Digital Public Library of America

On April 18th 2014, the Digital Public Library of America’s celebrated its anniversary: a first year of public access on the web. The DPLA is a platform that connects openly the online contents of many libraries, archives museums and cultural institutions around the USA into a single portal. Everybody can search this digital library and the digital bookshelf in the DPLA […]

New Online Version of ‘International Historical Statistics’ now available to EUI members

EUI members now have online access to International Historical Statistics. This is an interactive database version of Brian Mitchell’s 3-volume compendium of world statistical data. International Historical Statistics is structured in three broad geographical divisions and ten themes: Europe; Africa/Asia/Oceania; The Americas. Thematic coverage varies by year and country: Population and vital statistics; Labour force; Agriculture; Industry; External trade; Transport and communications; Finance; Commodity prices; Education and National accounts. This resource has been added to the Library Data Portal. There will be an overview of the Portal in the Library training room at 13:30 on Wednesday, 12 November.

Current Historiographical Research at the European University Institute

The Open Access e-journal Zeitenblicke 12 (2013), Nr. 1, is an interesting issue -based on interviews organised by EUI Ph.D. researchers and also single essays- dealing with the research community and activities in the History and Civilisation Department at the European University Institute (EUI). These essays and interviews are showcasing  and informing about the many […]

Seaside Library

Sometimes libraries are part of our holidays’ environment so that everybody can enjoy reading everywhere ! Here is the StrandBibliotheek in De-Haan-aan-Zee – Le-Coq-sur-Mer, Belgium.  The StrandBibliotheek – Beach Library is 1336 KM away from the European University Institute in Fiesole. Google Maps says it would take 12 hours and 37 minutes to reach this […]