Political and Social Sciences


14th edition of Library ‘Bibliography of Academia’ published on 17 November

The EUI Library published the 14th edition ‘Bibliography of Academia’ on 17 November 2022.  46 titles have been added since the 13th edition.  All works are in the EUI collection.  Library shelfmarks and eBook availability are indicated for all entries. There are ten sections: 1. The young scholar; 2. Research methodology; 3. Academic writing and […]

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.

Love Data Week 2022

The EUI Library’s 7th annual Love Data Week begins on Monday, the 14th of February with an Info-Desk in the lower loggia of the Badia Fiesolana, from 12:00 to 15:00 – to raise awareness of data discovery; data use and protection; and data preservation and sharing. The Library assists EUI members throughout the research data lifecycle and provides advice on data management plans (DMPs); data inputs and quality control; database copyright and protection, and the preparation of datasets for reposit in the EUI research repository, Cadmus. [ctd…]

The 2019 EUI Open Access events at the EUI

The theme of the Open Access Week 2019 was “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”. A number of events were organised at the EUI to celebrate the open access week. A course on Commercial Publishers and Open Access: know your rights took place on Wednesday 23 October, by Lotta Svantesson and Monica Steletti. Download […]