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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 […]

New EUROLAB Data Mission Grants

Social scientists working on socio-economic topics can apply for one-month funded missions to the GESIS data archive and library (Mannheim and Cologne). The closing date for applications is 15 October 2019, for visits to be undertaken any time in 2020. During their stay, visiting scholars will be assigned an individual workspace and can discuss data elaboration techniques with GESIS archive staff. Data and services are explained at this link.  Full details about how to apply are on this EUROLAB page…

2019 Library ‘Research Data Guide’ (7th edition)

The 7th edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide was published on 18 March 2019. The Guide provides information about data discovery; data use; data management plans; data protection; data preservation and sharing; data in Horizon 2020 projects, and how to prepare datasets for submission to the EUI ResData repository. The new edition of the Research Data Guide has ten sections:

Love Data Week and EUI ResData for preservation and sharing research data outputs

The 4th international Love Data Week takes place from 11 to 15 February to raise awareness of data management plans; data management during research projects; data protection and copyright; data preservation and repositing; open data sharing; and data management in EU Horizon 2020. EUI ResData is a solution for preserving and sharing research data outputs. To submit a dataset for inclusion, please complete this online form. Library staff will generate metadata to describe the dataset, and make an appointment for data transfer…

  • When presenting datasets for reposit, it is important to include documentation and, where applicable, data code.
  • The EUI Guide to Good Data Protection Practice in Research provides information on data protection, database copyright and ethical use.

Google Dataset Search (beta) now live

Google launched a new search tool for open data on 5 September. Google Dataset Search (beta) helps find open datasets and data series – by searching data repositories worldwide. The new resource searches both open public data repositories (governments; international organisations) and open research data repositories (universities, research institutions). Full details of the new search tool are in the Google Blog and this video. Dataset Search is developed by Google’s AI research division. For access to licensed, statistical datasets at the EUI, visit the Library’s Data Portal.

EUI and German National Library of Economics sign memorandum of understanding

The EUI and the German National Library of Economics (ZBW) have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote cooperation between the two institutions, and collaborate on the further development of the EconBiz economics research portal. EUI economics outputs are indexed in EconBiz via the RePEc service. The Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Kiel and Hamburg), founded in 1919, is the world’s largest specialist library for economics. The EconBiz union catalogue and full-text portal was launched in 2002. The discovery tool helps locate 10 million publications and..