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The Library guides are not exhaustive. They contain selected resources from the online Eureka catalogue of the Council Libraries but also titles beyond our collections, including open-access publications.
The Library guides do not necessarily represent the positions, policies, or opinions of the Council of the European Union or the European Council.
Continue your search in the online Eureka catalogue of the Council Libraries
Eureka is the Council Library's discovery service.
Eureka is the main information point about resources and services from the Council Library, there you can:
- Search and browse the library's collections, not only books and journals but also databases, book chapters, articles, references... physical and online.
- Reserve books and renew your loans
- Save searches, set alerts, save your favourites...
Please visit this Library guide to know more about how to use Eureka
Search for e-books
Ebook Central by
Ebook Central is a collection of scholarly eBooks from leading publishers. It covers the arts, business, education, health & medicine, history, law, literature & language, religion & philosophy, science & technology and the social sciences.
The Council library manages licences in order to provide direct access to as many ebooks as possible.
You can easily find the links to our ebooks by consulting Eureka.
You will recognise them when you see this:
This way the library makes it easy for you to discover the titles of this collection. In addition, on the Ebook Central platform, you can request access to selected ebooks via a built-in form. We now use a single sign-on authentication service called OpenAthens® that enables access to subscription-based electronic resources both inside and outside the GSC network.
For more information, please consult the Library Guide : "Ebooks: How to & tips" or Contact the Council Library.
Search for think tank papers in the Council Library Think Tank Review collection
Think Tank Review by
The Council Library publishes this monthly round-up of EU-related papers released by think tanks across the world. You can search and access the full text of all think tank papers in our catalogue Eureka. They are available in open access and can also be easily accessed by non-Council readers. You can run a search on a particular subject.