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.
Cadmus, the EUI research repository, collects EUI research output. Core collections are the EUI theses (PhDs and LLMs) and commercially published book version of the theses. 523 out of 2726 EUI Theses have been published as books. This corresponds to 20% of EUI theses. Browse through the book versions 574 out of 2726 EUI Theses are available […]
On Friday, 25 November, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published new Guidelines on Research Ethics and New Forms of Data for social and economic research, in light of the quickly-changing technological, communications’ and social context of data discovery, use and dissemination. The OECD Global Science Forum expert group – supported by the UK Economic and Social Research Council and the US National Science Foundation – issued the following statement:
The July 2016 edition of the Ranking Web of Repositories positions Cadmus 1st in Italy, 72nd in Europe and 135th over the world.
At an EU Open Science Conference on 4 April, the EC Directorate-General for Research and Innovation announced the setting up of a new Open Science Policy Platform. The composition of the high-level advisory group will be announced in May. The purpose of the group is to advise the EC on how to formulate and implement open science policy in the European Union. Details of the Amsterdam conference are at this link. Supporting documentation on EU open science strategy is on this DG Research and Innovation page. In February 2016, the European Commission also published a report on Validation of the Results of the Public Consultation on Science 2.0: Science in Transition.
The EUI Research Repository, Cadmus, is highly ranked over the years. The January 2016 edition of the Ranking Web of Repositories positions Cadmus 1st in Italy, 80th in Europe and 134th over the world.