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EUROPEAN UNION MATERIALS ON THE INTERNET


European Union
A comprehensive guide for those researching the European Union; includes legal and non-legal material.

Eur-Lex (Portal to European Law)
Access to the Official Journal from the last 20 days, case law from the last 12 months, and selected treaties.

Europa (Portal to the European Union)
Run by the European Commission, offers information on the EU's goals and policies, as well as links to online services offered by the member states. Europa includes an official page on the Euro, the single European currency.

European Union Internet Resources
Put together by the UC Berkeley Library, this is one of the best finding tools for EU information on the web. The site, which is very user-friendly, has links to the major EU servers and other resources.

Guide to European Union Legal Research 
Shows various ways of doing EU legal research by using one particular issue throughout the research process. Intended for use by Harvard students, but still a very useful source.

Legislative Process in the EU
Part of the EU Instruction Module put together by the Tillburg University Library in the Netherlands, this site explains the legislative process in the EU very clearly.

SCADplus
This site has a link to the SCAD database, which provides bibliographic references for legislation, Community publications and periodical articles,  and links to the following:

    A Calendar showing dates and other details for meetings of the various institutions

    European Union Policies which  presents the Commission's proposals for legislation in specific policy areas, along with  background notes, details of the proposals' progress towards final adoption, and   information on the national implementing measures of the Member states.

    A Glossary of terms related to institutional reform and the challenges facing the European Union.

    A comprehensive guide to the Amsterdam Treaty

    Last modified:  September 1, 2004  

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