Open Access


Impact Challenge: Day 3 – Social media and academia?

Welcome to day 3! Today we ask you to investigate the academic side of social media. Most of you are already on some kind of social media, but what we would like to find out today is whether these tools are useful in academia. Social media can be incredibly different from one another and their […]

Cadmus: new visual design and data collection

The EUI Library is pleased to announce a new visual design for Cadmus – EUI Research Repository and the addition of a new collection to the repository: ‘EUI Research Data’. The new Cadmus is being officially launched during the Open Access Week 2019. At the Open Access Roundtable on Friday 25 October (10.00-12.00) the new […]

Impact Challenge: Day 2 – Create a Google Scholar profile

Welcome to day 2 of the Impact Challenge! Today we ask you to create a profile in Google Scholar to track your citations. What is Google Scholar? Google Scholar is the Google initiative to track and index research publications globally and across all disciplines. Similar to the Google main search engine, Google Scholar provides means […]

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 […]