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[Last update: 17 March 2014]

Elsewhere in the Council of Europe

 
 
In addition to the Archives, these are further libraries, information or documentation centres at the Council of Europe:
 
 
triangle Cultural Policies Collection

triangle Documentation and Resource Centre of the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)

triangle Documentation Centre on Constitutional Justice

triangle Documentation Centre on Migration

triangle European Court of Human Rights Library

triangle European Pharmacopoeia Library (EDQM)

triangle European Youth Centre Library, Budapest

triangle Information Centre of the European Youth Centre, Strasbourg

triangle Information Offices in Bratislava

triangle North-South Documentation Centre, Lisbon
 
 

triangle Cultural Policies Collection

The collection includes books, articles, documents, also electronic ones, dealing with cultural policy issues. The emphasis is put on material with a European dimension.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: culturedoc@coe.int

Website

 

triangle Documentation and Resource Centre of the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML)

The collection on language education methodology includes:

- the publications and workshop reports of the ECML;

- materials relating to the major focuses of the Centre (e.g., organisation and setting up of language learning and teaching, language awareness, intercultural competence, language education and ICT, quality assurance, learner autonomy, bilingual education, early language learning);

- reference and specialised multimedia resources, publications of the Council of Europe Language Policy Division, international organisations and national and cultural institutions of the Member States of the ECML.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: information@ecml.at

Website

 

triangle Documentation Centre on Constitutional Justice

The Documentation Centre on Constitutional Justice is managed by the European Commission for Democracy through Law, better known as Venice Commission. It is composed by publications, periodical, documents, news and video cassettes dealing with constitutional matters, that is to say:

- rights and fundamental freedoms;

- contents of constitutions and laws on constitutional courts;

- elections and referendums.

This documentation, composed exclusively by external sources, is identified in a list containing more than 120 countries of five continents.

The documentation can be consulted on the premises upon appointment.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: venice@coe.int

Website

 

triangle Documentation Centre on Migration

The documentation centre on Migration contains publications, journals, documents and press clippings (audio and video material) on several themes, such as:

- integration of migrants;

- community relations;

- access to migrants' social rights;

- irregular migrants.

It includes also the following periodicals: International Migration, Migration News Sheet, Hommes et Migrations, Migration Société.

Part of this documentation is available online. A consultation on the premises is also possible upon appointment.

 

Contact: DG3.migration@coe.int

Website

 

triangle European Court of Human Rights Library

The collection includes:

- documentation and case-law on the European Convention on Human Rights;

- international public law;

- constitutional law.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: ECHRlibrary@echr.coe.int

Website

 

triangle European Pharmacopoeia Library (EDQM)

The collection contains:

- various European Pharmacopoeia publication (official editions as well as Pharmeuropa and its special issues);

- a wide collection of national pharmacopoeias from all over the world;

- scientific and technical reference thesis in the field of the quality of medicines;

- specialised magazines on research and pharmacy.

Pharmacopoeias are a reference tool for pharmacists, industries and public health authorities responsible for the quality control of commercialised medicines.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Website

 

triangle European Youth Centre Library, Budapest

The library put at the general disposal reference works, documents, files and publications related to the work of the Council of Europe in the youth field. Special emphasis is given to human rights education and on national and international non-governmental youth organisations.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: eycb.secretariat@coe.int

Website

 

triangle Information Centre of the European Youth Centre, Strasbourg

The Information Centre provides documentation for the educational activities of the Directorate of Youth and Sport. Many documentation resources are also available on line.

 

Contact: youth@coe.int

Website

 

triangle Information Office in Bratislava (closed)

If the Information Office in Bratislava is closed, the library fond already exists. It is mainly composed by documents in both official languages of the Council of Europe, in French and English. There are also a large range of documentation in Slovak language about priority areas of action of the Council of Europe

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: centrum@radaeuropy.sk

Website

 

triangle North-South Documentation Centre, Lisbon

The collection of the Documentation Centre includes books and documents related to the different fields of work of the North-South Centre:

- Strategies and capacity building for Global Education;

- Training and capacity building for youth and youth organisations;

- Intercultural Dialogue;

- Human Rights, Democratic Governance and Development;

- Migrations and co-development.

There is no loan service.

Access to its online catalogue

 

Contact: nscinfo@coe.int

Website