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European Union Law: Home

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying European Union law at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for European Union law, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.

EU law: quick start

The following are some key online resources available to holders of an Oxford SSO

Online resources available to anyone with access to the internet

Print collection of the Bodleian Law Library

The majority of the Bodleian Law Library's current collection of printed books on European Union law have shelf marks starting Euro Comm 510  and can be found on Level 3. They are arranged by author/editor not by subject.

On Level 3 you will also find the EU law report series and EU law journals (2000 onwards). (Earlier issues of journals (1999 and older) are on the Ground Floor, as are superseded editions of monograph

Looking for an EU law book on your Oxford Reading List?

Certain EU textbooks feature heavily on Reading Lists. These are shelved in the Reserve Collection on Level 2
The shelf marks for these book start KW. If you would like to read one of these, please come to the Enquiry Desk, with your Oxford University or Bodleian Reader's Card and ask for it from staff there.


The LawBod also houses an historic European Documentation Centre, or EDC, on the Ground Floor.
EDC s are neutral collections of the official publications of the European Union, open to members of the public.  Shelfmarks in the collection start EDC.

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