European Documentation Centre (EDC)


 

The European Documentation Centre (EDC) at the library of the Europa-Institut supports you since 1972 with information on all policy areas of the European Union.

The EDC is an EU library, archive and information centre in one. As a point of contact for science and the region, the EDC offers you documents, publications and sources of information from and about the European Union (EU). In addition, the EDC researches, advises and provides information on all areas of the EU.


Election for the tenth European Parliament on 9 June 2024

From 6 to 9 June 2024, the citizens of the European Union will elect the European Parliament for the tenth time. The election to the European Parliament is not based on uniform European electoral law, but on national electoral laws. All information on the election can be found on the following page:

https://elections.europa.eu/en/
EU On Tour (eu-on-tour.eu)
https://berlin.europarl.europa.eu/files/live/sites/eplo-berlin/files/newsletter/2024-02/index.html#top3


Use your vote! The new election campaign information spot is now available via www.Europawahl.eu :

https://elections.europa.eu/video/de


Europe online

EU documents and databases

EU overview

European Sources Online (ESO)

Portal of the European Union

fields of activity of the European Union 

Summaries of EU legislation 


Databases

Cordis (reasearch information service)

Curia (Case-law of the Court of Justice of the European Union) 

eTranslation

Eur-Lex (Legal acts of the European Union) 

EuroVoc (multilingual thesaurus of the European Union)

HUDOC (European Court of Human Rights)

OEIL (EP, Legislative Observatory)

open portal for European data (access to open data of the European Union)

Rapid (Press releases of the European Commission)


Lists of acronyms and glossaries 

EU Bookshop’s Glossaries 

EUABC.com (EU Lexicon of the former MEP Jens-Peter Bonde)

Glossary (summary of the legislation)

Glossary Links (Database with around 5000 glossaries, European Parliament)

Main acronyms and initialisms (Publications Office of the European Union)

Terminology resources of EU bodies and agencies


Documents

Official documents of the EU Institutions 

Official Journal of the European Union

Documents of the European Economic and Social Committee

Documents of the European Committee of the Regions

EU-Commission from 2010-2014

Press releases of the European Commission

Transparency register

Negotiations of the European Parliament


Fast alle Veröffentlichungen der Europäischen Union werden in der Zentralbibliothek der Europäischen Kommission gesammelt. Der Bestand der 1958 gegründeten Bibliothek bietet somit einen historischen und aktuellen Überblick über die europäische Integration und kann  über den Katalog der Zentralbibliothek (ECLAS) recherchiert werden.

Die European Library ermöglicht die Suche in den Beständen der europäischen Nationalbibliotheken.

Die virtuelle europäische Bibliothek Europeana bietet Links zu 6 Millionen digitalen Objekten wie Bilder, Fotografien, Texte, Tonaufnahmen und Videos.

Bibliotheken und Archive (EUROPA-Server)

Europeana

 

Bibliotheken:

Library and E-Resources Centre
Europäische Kommission
- Europäisches Parlament (European Parliamentary Research Service)

 

Historische Archive: Europäische Union (EUI); KommissionParlament

 

Gesamtkatalog der Kommissionsbibliotheken:

EUROLIB (Informationen zur Zusammenarbeit der Bibliotheken der EU Institutionen)


Please contact the library team during our opening hours:

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Library of the Europa-Institut
European Documentation Centre
Saarland University 
Campus Building B2 1
D-66123 Saarbrücken 

Tel.: +49 (0)681/302-2543 und -6695
Fax:  +49 (0)681/302-6698
E-mail: bibliothek(at)europainstitut.de