How to search in the catalogue?

Enter your keywords into the single search box. Use the options on the left to refine your search.

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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