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• offer support for university and academic institutions in researching and teaching the European integration process• offer free access to the printed publications and databases of the European Union • is providing the users with assistance through literature search and information sourcing
Please ask our library team for assistance.
The EU institutions offer many databases and electronic document registers.
The EDC offers
• free access to a lot of EU documents and to Commission Documents
• a link list with European and Public International Law Related topics
Portal ofthe European Union
EU Open Data Portal (Access to European Union open data)
PreLex (database on inter-institutional procedures)
Eurostat (Statistics Database)
Curia (Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union)
OEIL (EP, Legislative Observatory)
TED (Europe-wide public offers)
Cordis (Research Information Service)
Press Releases of the Commission (Rapid)
HUDOC (European Court of Human Rights)
EuroVoc (the EU's multilingual thesaurus)
Abbreviation lists and Glossaries
Glossaries by Topic (EUROPA-Server: Language and Terminology)
Glossary Links (Search Tool with a Database of more than 5,000 Glossaries, Europ. Parlament)
Acronyms and initialism (Publications Office)
Glossary (European Commission, DG for Migration and Home Affaires)
Glossary (Summaries of EU Legislation; EUR-Lex)
Glossary to the Digital Singal Market
Europa-Lexicon (Federal Government Germany)
The Federation of European Employers (FedEE): A-Z of the European Union
EUABC.com (EU Lexicon from the former MEP Jens-Peter Bonde)
Preparatory Acts (Com-Docs)
Releases of the Council of the European Union
Documents of the Committee of the Regions
Almost all publications of the European Union are held in the Central Library of the European Commission. The library was founded in 1958 and its collection provides both a historical and current overview of all aspects of European integration. Sources can be searched via the Central Library's Catalogue (ECLAS).
The European Library also facilitates access to materials from National Libraries all over Europe.
The virtual Library "Europeana" offers links to over 6 million digital media types, for example pictures, fotographs, texts, recordings and videos.
Libraries and Archives (EUROPA-Server)
EUROLIB (Informationen zur Zusammenarbeit der Bibliotheken der EU Institutionen)
EUROVOC (mehrsprachiger Thesaurus)
ArchiDok (Datenbank für Onlinedokumente von EU-Institutionen)
Library Opening Hours
Mo to Fri 9:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 17:00
For shorter opening hours see NEWS.
Bibliothek des Europa-Instituts
Universität des Saarlandes
Campus Gebäude B2 1
Phone: +49 (0)681/302-2543 und -6695
Fax: +49 (0)681/302-6698