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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

European Union Teaching Resources

A guide to resources available for teachers affiliated with the European Union Center.

About This Guide


This guide has been prepared for teachers and community college faculty working alongside the UIUC European Union Center to strengthen European Union Studies curricula.  It includes resources available both through the Library and freely on the web.

To access library resources, please read the following guidance:

  1. In person: Texts and databases are freely available for in-house use when the Library is physically open.  Illinois K-12 teachers and other sponsored scholars are also welcome to check out materials if you have signed up for an LH Courtesy Card.  Unfortunately, this service is not available during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    1. Print pick-up: For Visiting Scholars and other affiliates only.  To make requests through UIUC or I-Share, you will need to request a barcode from
  2. Online: EUC affiliates who have been granted Visiting Scholar status will be able to access electronic resources with their NetID and password. 
  3. Interlibrary Loan: If you are looking for a specific book, book chapter, or journal article available at UIUC and are affiliated with another institution, please contact your home library to request a loan.

For questions about your status, please contact the European Union Center.

Navigating the Library

The University Library at UIUC is the largest academic library at a public university in the United States.  We provide access to databases, millions of print and e-resources, online research guides, and enthusiastic librarians to assist in your research needs.

COVID-19 Information

Please view the guidance provided above on accessing different types of resources during the pandemic.  For up-to-date policies and FAQs, please visit the Library's COVID-19 information page.

What can we help you find?

Have additional questions or need help locating resources?  Try the Ask a Librarian online chat to connect to an information desk.  This service is still available while the library building is closed!  For more in-depth research assistance, please contact Paula Carns.