College of Europe home page

Electronic Resources 

Electronic resources - search for e-journals and e-books.

The Library provides access to thousands of academic journals and e-books through various services and databases. Please note that the Library users have only access to the subscribed content under licence agreements and not to the full content of the services listed below. Please also note that access to e-journals is restricted to Library authorised users and is not available outside the Natolin campus.


Very Short Introductions

Access to Arts & Humanities collection of Very Short Introductions e-books from Oxford University Press. On the campus no password is required.


Service provides 18 databases including Academic Search Ultimate, Business Source Ultimate and eBook collection containing full-text journals, e-books as well as bibliographic information. On the campus no password is required. For more effective use creation of a personal account is recommended.

ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest)

Service of business information, from scholarly journals and dissertations, to company, industry and market focused trade news. On the campus no password is required.


Scholarly resources on JSTOR include Archival and Current Journals, Books, and Primary Sources. The Library offers access to two of JSTOR collections: Arts & Sciences II and Arts & Sciences VI. To limit your search to subscribed content only choose Advanced Search and tick a box ”Include only content I can access”.

Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO)

A cross-searchable library containing the full text of over 3000 e-books published by Oxford University Press. The subscribtion covers History, Law, Political Science, Economics and Finance collections. On the campus no password is required.

Cambridge University Press Humanities and Social Sciences

Academic journals published by Cambridge University Press.

Oxford Journals Humanities

Academic journals published by Oxford University Press.

Taylor & Francis Social Science and Humanities

Academic journals and e-books published by Taylor & Francis.

Wiley Online Library

Academic journals and e-books published by Wiley.


Service offers access to more than 3 thousands of e-journals and 140 thousands of e-books by Springer. To search for full text content only please untick the ”Include Preview-Only content” box in the seach window.

Science Direct (Elsevier) Freedom Collection

Academic journals and e-books published by Elsevier.


The OAPEN Library contains freely accessible academic books from European publishers, mainly in the area of Humanities and Social Sciences. OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality controlled collection of Open Access books.



European Sources Online (ESO)

Internet service which provides documents and information about the institutions, structures, countries, regions, peoples, policies and processes of the European Union and the wider Europe. Successor of "Know Europe" database. Open Access.

Agence Europe

Daily bulletin on European affairs. Password on request (please ask Librarian on duty). Archives 1995-2019 also available on CD-ROM (local access, Library Reference Room).

The Economist

Access to "The Economist" archive content (since 1992) is available via ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest)

Financial Times

Articles from "Financial Times" (since 1997 with one month delay) are available via ABI/INFORM Complete (Proquest). For articles published in the last 30 days please send requests to

Le Monde diplomatique

Full archives on CD-ROM 1954-2012 available on all computers in the Reference Room.


The following publications are ceased. Archive content is available (local access only):

Polish News Bulletin - (2002- October 2020) daily bulletin containing news and current information on Poland (in English).

Europolitics - (2006 - July 2015) daily bulletin on European affairs.

New Neighbours - (2004 - December 2011). Bi-monthly bulletin on EU Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy published by Europe Information Services.