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.
The Information Observatory, launched in November 2015, aims “to question and analyse a wide range of information and communication domains and identify structural forces that undergird changes in the information landscape.” The Observatory is managed by Prof. Dan Schiller (University of Illinois) and ShinJoung Yeo (Loughborough University). Readers can subscribe to the content alerts’ service from the Information Observatory via the right menu of the homepage. A new article on Big Data was published on 9 November.