EUI Library launches access to SAGE Research Methods platform and eBooks

From the 1st of January, EUI members have access to SAGE Research Methods providing access to eBooks and tools in support of all aspects of social science methodology. The platform provides full-text, searchable access to the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences (QASS) series; the Qualitative Research Methods series; and other works on social science research. The Methods Map can be used to navigate methods, concepts and techniques. The Project Planner is a step-by-step guide to starting, developing and completing a research project.

Library Research Data Survey: overview of results, and special thanks to all participants

The EUI Library released an overview of results of the 2013 Research Data Survey on 13 December. Our thanks to all who participated. The survey will help the Library develop its collections, and provide further services in the quickly-changing field of open data. EUI Research Data Services are explained on this Library page. In July, the Library issued a Research Data Guide to assist EUI data users with the discovery, elaboration, management and sharing of research data. Summary of Research Data Survey results…

EUI Library Launches Research Data Survey. Closing date: 30 November

The First EUI Research Data Survey has been launched. Professors, Researchers and Fellows have received the survey link by e-mail. We are interested in which kinds of data are being used at the EUI, and which kinds of data are being generated – both by individual researchers and teams. If you are part of a research team – please ask your project leader to also complete the survey. The closing date is 30 November. Thank you for participating!

ICPSR webinar on the use of statistics in the social sciences – Deirdre McCloskey

 Join the ICPSR  for a Webinar on Monday, October 28, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT.   No registration required.   Visit https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/mccloskey/ and enter as a Guest  Description: Existence, arbitrary statistical significance, philosophical possibilities uncalibrated to the sizes of important effects in the world are useless for science. Yet in medical science, in population biology, in much of sociology, political […]

Consultation on Research Data at the EUI

EUI scholars using research data are invited to give their views on a possible data-sharing repository. The repository would offer the following services: an online data-sharing resource; assigned descriptors for datasets; cross-referencing with the EUI publications’ repository Cadmus; quantitative and qualitative data deposit; long-term preservation. Those who are currently using and generating data – or who plan to do so in the future – are invited to give feedback via [email protected].