About the library
EIPA's library houses a collection of some 30,000 volumes on European issues, political science, law and economics. It also subscribes to approximately 350 periodicals. It has the status of European Documentation Centre.
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The monographs cover EIPA's main areas of interest:
- National and European law
- European public administration and public management
- European policies
- External relations of the European Union
- International and European economy
These publications are classified according to a self-devised classification system. Moreover, the EUROVOC thesaurus can also be used.
They are classified according the Council's own classification system and are also stored separately in the basement.
PERIODICALS and SERIALS
As with the monographs, the periodicals cover the main interests of the Institute. They are shelved at the far end of the upper floor, in alphabetical order, the latest issues being on display. The earlier volumes are shelved nearby. The volumes prior to 1985 are shelved in the basement.
The serials (mainly economic) such as statistical yearbooks and the OECD economic surveys and outlooks, are shelved in the economics section in the basement.
DATABASES and CD-ROMS
EIPA has access to several databases, via Internet and on CD-ROM.
EIPA is a member of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR)