This guide is a portal to Yale's government information collections and related research tools.
The resources below can help you find and contextualize EU information and publications.
Publications and documents from the EU.
- Europa - Official Documents
Includes the Official Journal, along with documents of individual institutions, agencies, and other bodies.
- EU Bookshop
Portal for EU statistics, including policy indicators, general and regional statistics, economic and financial statistics, and more.
- Orbis (Yale Library Catalog)
Use the Yale Library catalog to search for EU documents in all formats. Many recent documents that are available online will not be cataloged in Orbis, so be sure to search Europa, too.
- MORRIS (Yale Law Library Catalog)
- European Parliament
- Debates of the European Parliament
The verbatim report of proceedings of each sitting (often referred to by its French abbreviation, CRE) is published (Rule 194 of the Rules of Procedure) and contains the speeches made in plenary, in the original language.
- European Parliament - Register of Documents
The European Parliament’s Register of Documents has references to documents produced or received by the European Parliament since 3 December 2001.
Provides access to EU law and public documents. Collections include treaties, legislation in force, case law, and more.
- Official Journal of the European Union (1952-present)
The authoritative source of EU law, The Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) is the only periodical published every working day in all official languages of the EU.
- Council of the European Union
Also informally known as the EU Council, this is where national ministers from each EU country meet to adopt laws and coordinate policies.
- European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
The EESC is an EU consultative body comprised of representatives of Europe's employers' organizations, trade unions, consumer groups, professional associations, etc. This site includes the EESC's publications (back to 2004), documents (back to 2001), and published opinions (since 1990).
- EU Treaties
Consolidated texts of European Union treaties, including Treaty on European Union, Treaty of Nice, Treaty of Amsterdam, and Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe