Open Access


Launch of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)

The European Open Science Cloud Portal was launched on 23 November 2018. The new EOSC Portal facilitates discovery of data and resources; processing and analysis; research data management; computation; storage; networking; training and security. To mark the launch of the EOSC Portal, the European Commission issued two supporting documents: Prompting EOSC in Practice which explains the governance of the new ecosystem, and; Turning FAIR into Reality which provides an overview of requirements to fulfill the goal of making research data ‘Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.’ EOSC has six components…

William Klinger’s thesis in Open Access

On 31 January 2015, when the life of William Klinger was tragically taken in New York, he was only 42. William was an alumnus of the History and Civilisation Department, where he graduated in 2007 with Prof. Raffaele Romanelli as supervisor. He was the husband of Francesca and the father of two children. His EUI […]

Spread your research and distinguish yourself: Open Access at the EUI

A new EUI Open Access Policy was adopted by the EUI academic council on 15 November 2017. The new policy corresponds more to the reality of today and is more service oriented than procedure oriented. It consists of five main points: Cadmus and self-archiving (‘Green OA’) Cadmus as publisher (‘EUI imprint’) Open Access journals Licences […]

EUI Open Access Week 2017: the Crossword Winners

Last month, during Open Access Week, the Library launched a competition.  The goal was to complete an EUI themed crossword, printed on the canteen tray sheets, which was not as easy it sounds: if you didn’t have a chance to play, print the picture below and give it a try. Do you know all the […]

EUI member of ORCID

  As of November 2017 the EUI becomes institutional supporting member of  ORCID, the Open Researcher and Contributor ID. ORCID is a non-profit organization supported by a global community of organizational members, including research organizations, publishers, funders, professional associations, and other stakeholders in the research ecosystem. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you […]

EUI Open Access Week Roundtable 2017: Presentations

This year’s open access week, with the theme ‘open in order to…’ started at the EUI on Monday 23 October in Villa Salviati with a an information desk for researchers of the EUI History and Law departments on Open Access and Orcid. Library staff  gave information and help on open access issues and on how to set up an ORCID […]