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European Documentation Centre


European Documentation Centres are a network of information centres specialising in European Union information, established by the European Commission. The University of Melbourne Library is one of the 6 full European Documentation Centres in Australia and New Zealand, receiving the complete range of documentation issued by EU institutions.

It was granted the status of full EDC in 1995 with the aim of -
  • Helping the University promote and consolidate teaching and research in the field of European integration
  • Making information on the European Union and its policies available to the public, both in the University and elsewhere. (Artilce 4, EDC. Rules, annexed to agreement, 1995)

The EDC collection is mainly located in the Baillieu, Law and Economics Libraries and can be found by searching the Library Catalogue under -
  • Title - individual title of EU publication
  • Author - e.g. European Commission, Commission of the European Communities, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities
  • Subject - e.g. European Union countries

The University of Melbourne Library has compiled the following guides to EU resources.


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