European Union Documents
The New York University Law Library is an official depository for European Union documents. All of the items in this section can be found there. Anyone can use the EU depository materials, upon request.
- Accessing European Parliament Documentation.
Lanham, MD : UNIPUB, 1993.
Call Number: Z 7165 .E8 A32 1993g
- Bulletin of the European Union. Monthly. 1975-
Call Number: JX1981 .B8701
- Directory of Community Legislation in Force (EUR-Lex)
Call Number: JX 1981 .R261
The Directory of Community legislation in force is a subject index in two volumes of current legislation, one alphabetical and the other chronological. It is updated and re-issued every six months.
- General Report on the Activities of the European Union. Annual.
Call Number: HC 241.2 .A1 E91
- "Green Papers"
Documents presented for public discussion and debate.
- Official Journal of the European Communities.
The Official Journal is published every working day. Columbia's holdings can be found at the Columbia University Diamond Law Library, as below.
- Information and Notices - the "C" series. 1973-
Call Number: KJE 908 .I54
Covers a wide range of Union information, such as Commission proposals for legislation, reports of the progress of cases before the Court of Justice, written questions put by the European Parliament to the Council and the Commission together with their relative answers, the current exchange rate of the European currency unit (the ECU), invitations to tender for agricultural and animal products, the annual report of the Court of Auditors, competition notices for job vacancies in the EC institutions, opinions of the Economic and Social Committee, etc.
- Invitations for Public Tenders - the "S" series.
Since the advent of the single market, all invitations to tender for public works, services and supply contracts must be publicised throughout the EU (contracts for construction projects worth more than ECU 5 000 000, supply and services contracts worth more than ECU 200 000). These are published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities.
- Legislation - the "L" series. 1973-
Call Number: KJE 908 .L31
Contains all the legislative acts and regulations whose publication is obligatory under the Treaties establishing the European Communities, as well as a large number of acts that do not carry a statutory obligation to publish.
- Debates of the European Parliament. 1987-
Call Number: JX 1984 .E12 D31
- Index to the Official Journal of the European Communities.
Call Number: KJE 908.2 .I531
The monthly and annual indexes consist of two volumes: Volume I: Alphabetical Index, and Volume II: Methodological Tables (numerical index). These volumes are used in tandem, the indexed items in the Alphabetical Index referring to the titles of the documents in the Methodological Tables.
- Texts Adopted by the European Parliament. Monthly.
Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 1987-
Call Number: JX 1984.E12 T314
Texts of all of the founding and consolidating treaties of the European Community and European Union.
- "White Papers"
Documents presenting a detailed and debated policy both for discussion and political decision.
- EU Whoiswho, the Official Directory of the European Union
Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2005-