At a time when the EUI Library is providing unprecedented off-campus access to data resources – we remind users of their obligations regarding data protection and ethical use. EUI users may not distribute, or allow any other party to have access to data which is provided under Library license. Special terms and conditions apply to the use of micro-socioeconomic and qualitative data. This reflects the sensitive nature of observations about human subjects, families and households. Such terms and conditions apply to (i) data hosted by the Library for EUI members (ii) data gathered and used during research projects, and (iii) data provided directly to EUI members under third-party license. Terms and conditions of access and use for all datasets hosted by the Library, are provided in the ‘full details’ section of the individual resource guides in the Library’s Data Portal. Access to, and use of, databases provided by the EUI Library are subject to contractual license agreements and copyright terms. Full details are on the Library’s Terms and Conditions page. [ctd.]
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…
The EUI Library Data Portal was upgraded with a new tabular structure and two new resource guides on 12 September. The Data Portal is a one-stop index to licensed and open data resources for economic, social, political economic and economic historical research.
The Portal was presented at the Badia Fiesolana, on Tuesday, 13 September. EUI members who would like to receive the PPT should write to [email protected]
The closing-date for data mission support applications under the EUROLAB initiative, Cologne, is the 31st of May. The following resources and support are provided: survey data access; research methodology support; statistical software; logistical support. The invitation covers “international comparative social research using survey data provided by the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences… successful applicants will receive a travel grant that covers travel costs (economy class, up to €450) and accommodation.” Full details
Eurostat has announced changes to EU micro data application procedures to be introduced July 2013. This will effect new research project requests for access to EU Labour Force Survey and EU European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions. Applications received before 31 March are managed under the current procedure. An EUI Library presentation of micro data resources for socio-economic research takes place in the Library training room at 13:30 on Tuesday, 26 March.