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European Union Research

Guide to the online resources of the European Union

European Union Treaties

The Treaty of Rome, Treaty of Maastricht, Treaty of Amsterdam, Treaty of Nice, and the Treaty of Lisbon constitute the fundamental documents of the European Union.

Official Journal of the European Union

The online version of the Official Journal provides access, in English, to that daily publication back to 1973. Issues of the Official Journal from 1953-1972 are also available, but only in Dutch, French, German, and Italian.

The Law Library maintains a microfiche collection of the Official Journal of the European Union from 1973 located in the Law Library's Microform Area on Level 1, in Cabinet 32, Drawers 1-4.

For assistance with the Law Library's microfiche collection, please contact the Law Library Information Desk.

EUR-LEX

EUR-LEX allows a researcher to locate European Union secondary legislation such as Regulations, Directives and Decisions.

European Court of Justice Reports

The European Court of Justice Reports began publication in 1956. It is the official source for the judgments of the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance/General Court. The Law Library has the following sources for the European Court of Justice Reports:

European Court of Justice Reports, 1954/56-1989. (Print) Law General Collection KJE 924.5 .A2 (Level 4)

European Court of Justice Reports, 1954/56-. (Microfiche) Law Microform Area Cabinet 32, Drawers 5-6 (Level 1)

Other commercially produced print collections of judgments from the European Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance:

Common Market Law Reports, v. 1-93, 1962-2002. (Sweet & Maxwell) Law General Collection KJE 923.7 .C65 (Level 4)

European Community Cases, 1989-1997. (Commerce Clearing House) Law General Collection KJE 923.7 .E87 (Level 4)