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News about Databases & E-Resources

Below you will find recent additions to the EUI Library E-Resources Collection. In addition there may be general news about databases and other e-resources, including information on upgrades to software such as search interfaces.

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

June 2018

Regularly updated, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics oupoffer articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars.




May 2018

PressReader is an online portal that gives access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in more than 60 languages, on desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices.PressReader





New ebook collections added: Springer Social Sciences (2016-2017) and History Collections (2014-2016)

January 2018SpringerEbook

Two new ebook collections were added from Springer: Social Sciences and History.

The Library has access from 2016 to 2017 for the Social Sciences Collection and from 2014 to 2017 for the History Collection.


Oxford Handbooks Online: Philosophy Collection

January 2018                                                                           Oxford Handbooks Online

New ebook collection added: Oxford Handbooks Online Philosophy Collection.

The Library has access from 2012 to 2017 and the Foundation Collection is included.





January 2018elgar_mini

Elgaronline includes all new Edward Elgar Publishing scholarly monographs, journals, original reference books and handbooks, covering the social sciences and law. 
The EUI Library has access only to a selection of titles in the Law collection.

Bloomsbury Collections

BloomsburyMay 2017

Bloomsbury Collections contains over 5,000 titles, featuring content from Bloomsbury’s latest research publications as well as a 100+ year legacy including Hart Publishing, Continuum, T&T Clark, Bristol Classical Press, Berg and The Arden Shakespeare. The Library subscribes to Hart Collection and History Collection.


The Yearbook of International Organizations Online

Brill OnlineMay 2017

The Yearbook of International Organizations Online provides a comprehensive database of intergovernmental (IGOs) and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) worldwide. The Yearbook Online covers over 67,000 international organizations – federations, scholarly societies, associations and transnational actors of all types in all corners of the world.


Le Monde Online


May 2017

The Online edition of the French Newspaper Le Monde is now available to EUI Members. Please note thate the access is limited to EUI premises only.



Humanities Digital Library 

Humanities Digital LibraryMarch 2017

The Humanities Digital Library is the open access library and catalogue for books published by the School of Advanced Study, University of London. A selection of ebook titles from the History collection is regularly added to the Catalogue. 


SNL Financial

SNLMarch 2017

The EUI Library has subscribed to SNL Financial platform.  SNL Financial provides data on 30,000 public and private banks worldwide.  The database provides profiles of financial institutions; institutional ownership information; templates of financial statements; market analysis; mergers and acquisitions information; maps of bank locations; filings and news.

Instructions on how to access the platform are in a PDF guide.  SNL Financial is published by S&P Global Market Intelligence.


EUobserverMarch 2017

EUobserver is an not-for-profit online news service covering the European Union and European affairs. It provides since 2000 daily news, in-depth reports, opinions and in-depth investigations on the European Union. It also offers a newsletter subscription and 3 Magazines: EuObserver Business; Regions and Cities; Europe in Review.


JSTOROpenDecember 2016

A selection of the Open Access eBooks on JSTOR has been added to the Library Catalogue.




Orbis Bank Focus

Orbis Bank FocusOctober 2016

Orbis Bank Focus is a global database of 30,000 public and private banking institutions. The platform was launched (beta) in June 2016 and will replace Bankscope from 2017. 




OpenBook Publishers

OBP_icon28 June 2016

A selection of books in various disciplines, predominantly history and literature. Currently 77 titles are made available.

Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law

Hague Academy of Collected Courses Online28 June 2016

Courses from 368 (2014) to 378 (2016) now added to the Library Catalogue.


Knowledge Unlatched

Knowledge Unlatched14 June 2016

A selection of academic books made accessible under Open Access license through cooperation of a number of universities, including the EUI.


ProQuest Ebook Central  

ProQuest Ebook Central26 April 2016 

The Proquest Ebook Central merged EBL and ebrary into a single, unified platform. The EUI Library has access to a growing selection of titles from different publishers.


Open Edition12 February 2016

OpenEdition is the umbrella portal for OpenEdition Books (2669 books), Revues.org (422 academic journals and book series), Hypotheses.org (publication platform for academic blogs) and Calenda (Open Access online announcement service in the humanities and social sciences, listing over 30000 academic events).

Loeb Classical Library

Loeb Classical Library1 February 2016

Digital edition of the Loeb Classical Library offering online access to important works of Greek and Latin literature alongside English translations.
The contents of the print books are mirrored in the digital library. Some formatting has necessarily changed for the digital environment, such as footnotes, but the page numbers and the substantive content are identical. 


Factiva15 January 2015

Factiva.com offers a broad collection of sources including national and international newspapers that reach across disciplines from business and current events to communications and technology, politics, foreign policy. Factiva.com combines more than 28,000 sources to give users access to premium content from 159 countries in 22 languages.

Please remember to logout from Factiva.com at the end of your session!

Cambridge Histories Online

8 January 2016

CHOThe Cambridge Histories Online and offers access to the print editions published since the 1960s. It contains over 350 printed volumes published since 1960 covering different areas in History and is updated continuously with new volumes as soon as they are published. 

The EUI Library has selected individual titles of interest to EUI members. Additional titles are regularly added to the collection.


International New York Times


5 January 2016

With NYTimes.com Passes users have full access to the extensive breaking news, world news, and multimedia of The New York Times. On & Off-Campus access, Plus Smartphone/Mobile and Tablet NYT Apps is provided.
Users have unlimited access to articles in the date ranges 1851 – 1922 and 1981 until present.
Access to articles from 1923-1980 is limited to five articles per day for each user.

All users are required to register one time while On-Campus.

363 ebook titles added to ACLS Humanities E-Book collection

ACLS Humanities EBook11 November 2015

363 new titles have been added to the ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection.Our Institution has now access to a total of 4,496 titles in dozens of subject areas across the humanities. 

The scope of the collection covers Area Studies, Historical Studies, Art History, Literature, Political Science and Religion, with all parts of the world and all time periods included. 

Users can search the whole collection or individual books, using words or phrase within the full text, title, subject, or author. You can browse by subject, author, or title and read all or part of the e-book.
Records for individual ACLS titles have also been included in the Library Catalogue.

Peter Lang eBooks

Peter Lang22 October 2015

E-books from publisher Peter Lang covering Social Sciences and Humanities. The EUI Library has access to selected titles.
Records for individual Peter Lang eBook titles are included in the Library Classic Catalogue.


 Frankfurter Allgemeine

Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv15 June 2015

The Frankfurter Allgemeine Archiv offers online access to the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung from 1949 to today's issue. 


Oxford Historical Treaties

Oxford Historical Treaties21 April 2015

Oxford Historical Treaties (OHT) offers a comprehensive collection of treaties of all nations concluded from 1648 through 1919. It contains the full-text of the Consolidated Treaty Series.


Agence Europe Daily Bulletin - new platform with expanded access

AgenceEurope30 January 2015

As of January 2015 the EUI Library has access to the revamped database of Agence Europe Daily Bulletin which provides online full-text access to Bulletin Quotidien Europe (French edition) and Europe Daily Bulletin (English edition) from 2000 onwards, covering the latest news and information on European political and economic integration.

Notice on the closing of the EUI CD-ROM Network

23 January 2015

After a lengthy review of the CD-ROM Network's level of usage, technical requirements for continued maintenance, and consideration of the  resources necessary to maintain such a system, it was decided to close the EUI CD-ROM Network (after 20 years of service). Some unexpected technical issues meant that the shut-down has taken place a little sooner than planned.

Steps are being taken to make the titles formerly on the CD-ROM Network, where possible, available for loan or for use on-site. The Catalogue will be updated accordingly.

Questions about the availability of individual titles formerly on the CD-ROM Network may be directed to the Library.

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

01 January 2015

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online provides access to Oxford’s unabridged bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Chinese. Access includes online resources for language learning.

The online dictionaries include, amongst others, simple search, advanced search options to search the full text of the dictionary, or restrict a search to specific parts of speech, subject area, or language register, and perform Boolean searches.

Selected full-text e-books now available from Brill Online

Brill Online13 November 2014

EUI members now have access to over 200 e-book titles published by Brill through their Brill Online platform. The newly added titles are from the Humanties and International Law collections.

Records for individual Brill E-Book titles are included in the Library Catalogue.

352 ebook titles added to ACLS Humanities E-Book collection

ACLS Humanities EBook24 September 2014

The ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection has added 352 full-text ebooks, bringing the total number of full-text titles in this major collection to over 4,130 titles. The scope of the collection covers Area Studies, Historical Studies, Art History, Literature, Political Science and Religion, with all parts of the world and all time periods included. The aim is to include "books that remain vital to both scholars and advanced students, and are frequently cited in the literature."

Users can search the whole collection or individual books, using words or phrase within the full text, title, subject, or author. You can browse by subject, author, or title and read all or part of the e-book.
Records for individual ACLS titles have also been included in the Library Catalogue.

89 ebook titles added to Oxford Scholarship Online

4 September 2014

With the addition of 89 titles to Oxford Scholarship Online, EUI users now have access to 6,581 ebooks in full-text from Oxford University Press. New titles are added to each subject collection on a monthly basis.

The Library subscribes to six Oxford Scholarship Online subject collections and the titles in each collection may be browsed in the Catalogue:

New Library Search Tools

Libraryhome02-07-20144 August 2014

The search options available to Library users have expanded significantly with the launch of a new online tool that allows for more in-depth searching across a wide range of our e-resources, including journal articles and book chapters.

  • Classic Catalogue: Library holdings of books, journals and e-resources
  • Journal Articles: Direct access to contents of thousands of e-journals
  • Primo: Multiple e-resources, including journal articles, e-book chapters, plus the Catalogue and Cadmus



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