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10 Datasets now available in Library ResData repository for preserving and sharing EUI research data outputs

The Library has completed the beta test phase of the new ResData repository infrastructure. Ten EUI-generated datasets are now available for open data sharing. There are over 50 sub-sets. EUI members from all departments and centres are encouraged to submit research data outputs for preservation in the multi-disciplinary ResData repository. The new repository is compliant with the open data mandates of EU Horizon 2020 and other international science funding programmes. The EUI Library offers specialist advice regarding the preparation of data for reposit, data protection and data copyright – which helps EUI members determine if, and when, their data is suitable for open data sharing with, or without, embargo.

EUI Library launches access to Statista GmbH international data portal on 1 January 2018

Statista is an online portal providing data on the global digital economy, industrial sectors, consumer markets, public opinion, media, demography and macroeconomic trends. EUI members have access from 1 January 2018. Quantitative data from 425 sectors in 50 countries are provided with a range of infographic tools for analysis and visualisation. Data can be located via the Statista search engine, or the top menu tabs. Results can be filtered by left-menu facets, including country/region, industrial category and publication date. Result sets can also be sorted by category: statistics, forecasts, studies, industry reports or infographics. Statista also produces industry reports, market forecasts and ‘toplists’ of sectoral statistics.

The new EUI ResData repository for sharing and archiving EUI research data outputs

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.

New Library Video and Welcome Page for Economists and Users of Statistical Data

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!

New Library Economics Reference Directory

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.)