Political and Social Sciences


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.

2022 Library ‘Bibliography of Academia’

The EUI Library published the 13th edition Bibliography of Academia on 9 March 2022.  53 titles have been added since last year’s edition.  All works are in the EUI collection.  There are ten sections: 1. The young scholar; 2. Research methodology; 3. Academic writing and publication; 4. Data for research in the social sciences and humanities; 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising; 6. Open science, digital and internet; 7. Science, education and society; 8. Copyright and data protection; 9. Academia in Europe, and 10. University strategy and finance. PDF

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…]

40th EUI Research Dataset Added to the Research Data Collection in Cadmus

On the 23rd of April, the 40th 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 EUI Library Research Data Guide. Only EUI-generated datasets can be included in the EUI Research Data Collection. [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 […]

Trial access to Statista GmbH data portal for EUI members until 29 March. Feedback welcome

EUI users have trial access to the Statista data portal until the 29th of March. Statista provides access to general macroeconomic, market, consumer, opinion, demographic, media and other global data series. Dossiers and industry reports are provided – along with economic forecasts for over 400 sectors in 40 countries. Users can use the search function to locate series; visualise data in bar chart, line graph or table format; and download in XLS, PNG, PPT and PDF. In addition to the main search, users can access data via the tab menu: industries, topics, countries, digital markets and infographics. Forecasts are under the Services tab at upper left. The interface is also available in French and German and Spanish. Feedback to [email protected] is very welcome.