Statista is an online portal providing worldwide data on industrial sectors, consumer markets, the digital economy, public opinion, media, demography and macroeconomic trends. EUI members have trial access until 30 November 2017. Statista GmbH (Hamburg) collects and aggregates quantitative data from 425 sectors in 50 countries, and provides a range of infographic tools for the analysis and presentation of data. Please send feedback on this resource, before 1 December, to [email protected]
The EUI Library issued the 8th edition Bibliography of Academia on 17 October. There are ten thematic sections: 1. The young cholar, 2. Methodology in the social sciences and humanities, 3. Academic writing and publication 4. Data for research, 5. Presenting, teaching and supervising, 6. Open science, digital and internet, 7. Science, education and society, 8. Copyright and legal, 9. Academia in Europe and 10.University strategy and finance
EUI members can now submit their research datasets for inclusion in the EUI ResData repository – a solution for sharing and archiving EUI research data outputs. Library staff provide advice on dataset tagging (metadata), formats, structure and whether data should be archived under embargo, or made available as open data. The first step is to complete the online form – providing details about the dataset for reposit. The Library will then make an appointment for data transfer. Full details.
The new Economics & Data Collections’ YouTube Video is now live. Special thanks to Federica Signoriello. Viewing time is 2.5 minutes. The text – with links to the resources highlighted – is further below. The Library has also launched a Welcome page for new EUI economists and new EUI users of statistical data, with a list of presentations in August and September. We look forward to welcoming all new Researchers and Fellows to the EUI. Benvenuti alla Biblioteca dell’Istituto universitario europeo!
The 2017 edition of the EUI Library Research Data Guide is now available online. The new 5th edition contains a new section on the (beta) EUI ResData repository and expanded details about data management plans (DMPs) and metadata for datasets. The Research Data Guide covers data discovery; terms and conditions of access and use; data security; research data management; metadata and documentation; data preservation, open data sharing and research data in the EU Horizon 2020 research funding programme. There is also an updated section on qualitative data in the humanities and social sciences. The section on open data provides information on whether, when, how, where and under what terms, research data outputs can be openly shared.
The Library has launched a new directory of bibliographical databases, bibliographical software and reference works for economic literature and data science. The new directory is structured to provide synergies between online bibliographical databases and ‘traditional’ reference works and bibliographies. The new directory has the following structure:
- Online bibliographies / finding literature in economics and statistical science (EconLit, Web of Science and RePEc, &c.)
- Software for bibliography-building (EndNote, Zotero)
- Major reference works in economics and statistical science (Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, North-Holland/Elsevier Handbooks, Oxford Dictionary of Economics, &c.)
- EUI Library economics-related bibliographies (Bibliography of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis, Bibliography of the Euro and European Monetary Union &c.)