F.A.Q.

How to search in the catalogue?

Enter your keywords into the single search box. Use the options on the left to refine your search and select College of Europe.

WorldCat Discovery searches :

  • printed books
  • e-books 
  • journal articles, conference papers and newspaper articles from most of the Library's databases
  • theses

When you select Libraries Worldwide you will find books and articles outside of our library. 

  • How to use the advanced feature in WorldCat Discovery? Watch the video 
  • How to refine your results by combining index labels with your search terms? More info
  • How do I find a thesis? Most of the theses are available online for current staff and students. Use the filters : College of Europe, format thesis/dissertation, supervisor x and/or name of the faculty (law, politics, diplomacy, economics). 
  • How do I find the publications of the College? You can search with index label "series title", i.a. se:EU diplomacy papers. 
  • I don't find the latest edition of a book? Click on the button "view all editions" and look for the books held by College of Europe.

Are you experiencing difficulties accessing articles? library.be [at] coleurope.eu (Please let us know)! Drop in at the library’s reference desk at any time.

 

General questions

  • Visitors :

The library is open to College students, faculty and administrative staff, all of whom may borrow library material. Visitors may use the library and EDC for reference purposes ; however no borrowing will be possible. Library visitors need to registrate at the library reception desk. Please contact the library.be [at] coleurope.eu (Library) or the eric.de_souza [at] coleurope.eu (Library Director) for more information on visitor permission to use the Library.

Visitors wishing to photocopy, print or scan, please ask for a visitor C-Card and account at the library reception desk where you will be given instructions with a unique username and password. You will be able to load cash (minimum €5 banknote) onto your account using the money loader located in the foyer of the Dijver building. The printing credit is non-refundable.

Pricing for photocopying, printing and scanning :

  • A4 black & white : €0,20
  • A4 colour : €0,50
  • A4 scan : €0,10

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