Online catalogue

The Commission's Library and e-Resources Centre offers an online catalogue, open to the public and including European Commission Library collections, plus millions of online full-text journal articles and eBooks.

Find eR

Physical libraries

The Library and e-Resources Centre also manages a library in Brussels and one in Luxembourg. Reading rooms are open to EU staff and, by appointment, to outside visitors specialising in EU affairs.

European Commission libraries


Historical archives

The Historical Archives Service manages the archives of the European Commission and organisations that preceded it. Members of the public can consult minutes of meetings, speeches and other materials in its Brussels reading room.

Historical Archives


Luxembourg information centre

The Centre gives visitors the opportunity to learn about EU institutions and policies, as well as developments in European integration.

Luxembourg information centre (website in French only)

Other EU libraries and archives

The other EU institutions offer a variety of physical and digital libraries and archives.

Libraries and archives