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Platform for Ebsco eBooks. The EUI Library only subscribes to a selection of titles.

Digital edition of The Eighteenth Century microfilm set, which has aimed to include every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, between 1701 and 1800.

The European Capital Markets Institute (ECMI) database contains statistics on European and global capital markets. The database includes disaggregated data on equity markets and MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) statistics for pan-European and national equity markets, structured in eight primary sections.

The European Credit Research Institute's Lending to Households in Europe database covers lending to households; consumer credit, housing and other loans in 38 countries.

The US Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system is maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission. EDGAR performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Platform of Edward Elgar Publishing books and journals. The EUI library offers access to a selection of titles only.

The Early European Books (EEB) database contains digitized facsimiles of printed works of early modern Europe from the 15th-17th centuries, with a focus on non-Anglophone materials.EUI Library access is limited to the 2700 works in the Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze Collection.

Collection of online text editions of works originally published between 1473-1700, listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-title catalogue, Wing's Short title catalogue or the Thomason tracts.

Certified information on more than 730.000 personalities and families in the German speaking areas from the Middle Ages to the present; namely 50.000 biographies (ADB and NDB) and links to more than 230 online ressources (literature, dictionaries, source editions etc.).

Bringing together over 260 authors from 50 countries, the Encyclopedia of Comparative Law is the most comprehensive reference work in the field of comparative law. New entries will be added every month and PDF downloads will be available once the Encyclopedia is complete at the end of 2023.

The Elgar Encyclopedia of Crime and Criminal Justice is a global reference title in its field. With over 250 fully cross-referenced entries curated by scholars and practitioners from around the world, the Encyclopedia is ambitious in its scope – comprising thematic, regional and comparative coverage with an emphasis on international and European criminal law. New entries will be added every month and PDF downloads will be available once the Encyclopedia is complete.

The Elgar Encyclopedia of Human Rights is the most comprehensive reference work in the field of international human rights protection. Comprising over 340 entries, presented alphabetically, and available online and in print, the Encyclopedia addresses the full range of themes associated with the study and practice of human rights in the modern world. The topics range from substantive human rights to the relevant institutions, legal documents, conceptual and procedural issues of international law and a wide variety of thematic entries. The Encyclopedia has a distinct focus on international human rights law but at the same time is enriched by approaches from the broader social, sciences making it a truly unique and multi-disciplinary resource. New entries will be added every month and PDF downloads will be available once the Encyclopedia is complete.

Electoronic version of the 2nd edition encyclopedia, hosted on the Gale Virtual Reference Library platform, including more than 21,000 entries on Jewish life, culture, history, and religion, written by Israeli, American and European subject specialists.

Electronic edition of 3 titles, hosted on the Gale Virtual Reference Library platform: 1) Encyclopedia of Modern Europe: Europe 1789 to 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire; 2) Encyclopedia of Modern Europe: Europe Since 1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of War and Reconstruction; and 3) Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World.

Incorporating the work of numerous leading scholars, it provides a detailed description of the practice and implementation of international law in various Asian states. The Encyclopedia covers the introduction of Western international law and the resulting shift from the older Asian order; the development of modern international law; and the impact that all of this has had on Asian states. Each jurisdiction included in the Encyclopedia follows a standard structure for the broadest comparative advantage and starts with a Country Snapshot (Date of Independence, Date of Admission to the United Nations, Geographical Size, Population, Demographic Information, Form of Government, System of Law), followed by a State Report Overview (Executive summary of state report, Key highlights of unique state practice).

The "Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres" was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 72,000 articles written by more than 140 contributors, the Encyclopédie was a massive reference work for the arts and sciences, as well as a machine de guerre which served to propagate the ideas of the French Enlightment.  

EHNE, (Encyclopédie d’Histoire Numérique de l’Europe) is a DIGITAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EUROPEAN HISTORY edited by the Sorbonne University of Paris 1 (LabEx EHNE) launched in 2012. All the scientific articles are written and reviewed by scholars, in open access and are bilingual (French, English). The aim of EHNE is to bring historical research to a wide audience through short scientific contents, illustrated and enriched with a reference bibliography. 

Tables of Contents of Italian periodicals specialized in Economics, Social Sciences and Law, present in approximately 80 Italian libraries.

A "single point of access" to theses harvested from UK Higher Education Institutions' institutional repositories. While some theses are available for immediate download, those not already digitized can be requested from the British Library for on-demand digitization from participating UK institutions. Current EUI members should submit requests for non-digitized theses to the EUI Library ILL Service.

EU Law Live blends the fast-paced world of legal reporting with the calmer and more reflective domain of legal research, to bring a unique and broad range of information and updates to EU legal experts, covering all relevant areas of practice.

The Portal to European Law which provides direct free access to European Union law. The system makes it possible to consult the Official Journal of the European Union and it includes inter alia the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals. 

Online database of Eurozone and EU statistics available from the European Central Bank.

Portal for the online working paper series of the participating institutions in the field of European Integration studies.

The ESS comprises data on the interaction between Europe's changing institutions and the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of its diverse populations.

ESO provides access to thousands of expertly selected websites, documents and publications from the EU and other international organisations, national governments, think tanks, stakeholder organisations, working papers etc, full text articles from authoritative news sources Financial Times and European Voice, plus bibliographic records to key academic textbooks and periodical articles, and a series of unique Information Guides compiled by the ESO Editorial Team. is a digital library funded by the European Commission. Europeana Collections provides access to over 50 million digitised items – books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools.


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