2020 Library ‘Research Data Guide’

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The 8th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on 12 May 2020 providing information about data discovery; data use; data management plans; data protection and copyright; data preservation and sharing; data in Horizon 2020 projects and the EUI Research Data collection in the Cadmus repository… ctd.

  1. Data discovery and the EUI Library Data Portal
  2. Data protection, database copyright and ethical use
  3. Data management plans
  4. Managing data during the research project cycle
  5. Repositing and preserving research data in the Cadmus repository
  6. Research Data in EU funded projects
  7. Open Data
  8. Qualitative data in the humanities and social sciences
  9. EUI infrastructure, software and support
  10. International research data guidelines

EUI members can submit their research datasets for inclusion in the EUI Research Data Collection in Cadmus – a solution for preserving and sharing data outputs. Full details – and the online form for submitting data for reposit – are on this Library page. Please contact the Library for support with the preparation of datasets for submission.

The EUI Library Data Portal provides access to Library-licensed macroeconomic, micro-socioeconomic and Europe-related databases. 72 data resource guides provide information on coverage, variables, user networks, online manuals and terms and conditions of use. The Data Portal also provides information about the Library’s restricted micro-socioeconomic data server. PDF version of 2020 Library Research Data Guide

Table of contents

  1. DATA DISCOVERY AND THE EUI LIBRARY DATA PORTAL
    (a) The EUI Library Data Portal
    1(b) Access to Sensitive Data: ethics review, DPO oversight and isolated computers
    1(c) Access to EU micro-socioeconomic data provided by Eurostat
    1(d) Access to data at other institutions
    1(e) Access to open data resources
  2. DATA PROTECTION, DATABASE COPYRIGHT AND ETHICAL USE
    2(a) Data protection
    2(b) License agreements and database copyright
    2(c) Agreements between individual users and data providers
  3. DATA MANAGEMENT PLANS (DMPs)
  4. MANAGING DATA DURING THE RESEARCH PROJECT CYCLE
    4(a) Data input and quality control
    4(b) Folders, files, variables, format and versioning
    4(c) Documentation and codebooks
    4(d) Security and backup during the research project
    4(e) Data protection, informed consent of data subjects and anonymisation
  5. REPOSITING AND PRESERVING RESEARCH DATA IN THE CADMUS REPOSITORY
    5(a) Preparing data for reposit
    5(b) Completing the dataset submission form
    5(c) Metadata
  6. RESEARCH DATA IN EU FUNDED PROJECTS
    6(a) European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)
    6(b) Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC)
  7. OPEN DATA
  8. QUALITATIVE DATA IN THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    8(a) Access and terms and conditions of use for qualitative data
    8(b) Support, software and infrastructure for qualitative data
    8(c) Research data management and data management plans for qualitative data
    8(d) Metadata for qualitative data
    8(e) Data preservation, repositing and open qualitative data
  9. EUI INFRASTRUCTURE, SOFTWARE AND SUPPORT
  10. INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH DATA GUIDELINES

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