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Specialized Tools: EU Specific Tools

European References CD-ROM

Also known as SCAD, this database comprehensively indexed documents and publications by and about the European Union. Also indexes articles in periodicals. (No full text). Database covers 1985-2001. CD is located in EC Collection. Ask staff for assistance. See ECLAS for continuing indexing.


Central Library's database. Indexes EU documents and publications, books and articles about the EU. The database includes some links to full text materials.Portions of SCAD are to be incorporated into ECLAS. Experienced researchers can create their own current awareness email service. Currently under construction

Research Tools

The Washington Delegation has created a comprehensive suite of research tools for both the businessman and the academic.

Europa List of Information Sources

Lists links to official databases, information sources, and websites. Europa Search function is available on the bottom navigation bar.

Subject Index of EU Web Sites

Comprehensive subject approach to EU official web pages.

Policy Index

Each subject entry includes an overview, EU law, implementation actions, and more sources. (Europa)

European Parliament

Includes sections on current interest, news, and a legislative tracking search engine.


Official news releases, including backfile. Excellent source for nailing down details and dates. Can sign in as 'guest'.


Community's R&D database. Includes grants, partnership matching services, and covers a wide range of topics. It is a major tool for innovation & technology development, from bioterrorism to international IT development.

e Europe (Information Society)

A complex site including new initiatives about e-government, the economics of the new information age, and a host of IT related social issues. Includes a search engine and site map.

Virtual Library: European Union

A quality site listing major search engines, official EU websites, and other supporting web resources.



International Documents

European Union

United Nations

International Statistics

Other International Resources

Additional Collection Information

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