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European Union: Books and E-Books

Subject Guide for European Union

EU Notes

EU in Brief
Includes brief history, flag, anthem, descriptions of the major organizations and processes of EU and links to further readings. (Washington Delegation)

Institutions
Describes the EU institutions and links to their homepages (Europa)

Agencies
Links to EU-related agency homepages (Europa)

Policies
Extensive list of EU policies, from agriculture to transport. Each entry includes an overview, EU treaty basis, legislation in force and under consideration, national implementation, and other sources of information. (Europa)

Activities
This site gives a summary of the main legislative measures and procedures for each of the activities of the European Union. (Europa- ScadPlus)
These links include introduction, specific areas of activities and programs within the larger area, and greater coverage of the social aspects.
Expanded listing of areas of EU activities and interests

Current Events
Short explanations of current hot topics, and links to the major web sites covering these areas. (Europa)

Reference Resources

Dictionaries

  • Glossary
    Glossary of terminology/jargon of the EU, particularly enlargement
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref)
    JN30 .G566 2000
  • Eurojargon, a Dictionary of European Union Acronyms, Abbreviations and Sobriquets
    Library West
    KJE926.5 .R35x 2000
  • The European Union: A Guide for Americans
    Describes structure, processes, policies, treaties, EU-US relations, and more links
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref)
    JN30 .E97 1998


Directories


Encyclopedias

  • Europe Since 1945, an Encyclopedia
    Library West, Reference
    D1058 .E8754 2001
  • Europe, a Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein
    Library West, Reference
    JN30 .L433 2000
  • Encyclopedia of the European Union
    Library West, Reference
    JN30 .E52 1998


EU Information Sources


Handbooks

  • Europa's: The EU at a Glance
    Concise description of institutions & objectives. Lots of explanatory links
  • Europe from A-Z : Guide to European Integration
    Explains policy, institutions, major themes. Includes a chronology
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref)
    JN30 .W47 1997 Marston, Documents (CD-ROM)
    JN30 .W47 1997 (CD-ROM)
  • Fact Sheets on the European Union
    Covers EU processes, the Single Market, common policies, monetary union & foreign relations
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) JN36 .F34 yr.
    Marston Science Library, Documents CD-ROM JN36 .F34


Treaties

  • Consolidated Versions of the Treaties
    Includes Amsterdam changes and the text of the Treaty of Nice. (EUR-Lex)
  • European Union Treaties
    Helpful chronology, treaties amended by Amsterdam, Treaty of Nice, and explanatory information
  • Treaties establishing the European Communities ...
    Contains founding treaties, Single European Act, resolutions & decisions
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) KJE4442.3 .T75 1987
  • European Union, Selected Instruments taken from the Treaties
    Includes changes made by Amsterdam
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) KJE4442.3 .E971 1999
  • Treaty on European Union
    Known as the Maastricht Treaty
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) KJE444.31992 .A21 1992
  • Treaty of Amsterdam, Amending the Treaty on European Union ...
    Major changes in EU governance
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) KJE4443.51997 .T74 1997
  • European Union Consolidated Treaties
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) KJE4443.51997 .C66 1997
  • Treaty of Nice
    Marston Science Library, Documents (EU ref) KJE4443.32001 .A2 2001


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