EUROPEAN UNION MATERIALS
ON THE INTERNET
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
of terms related to institutional reform and the challenges facing the European