EIMF Library

EIMF Library


EIMF Library

The EIMF Library was established in 2019, with a view to providing and
promoting knowledge, via a contemporary environment.



Our mission is to provide support to students that will allow them to reach their educational goals by adopting new technologies and scholarly tools. Additionally, a key goal is to support the research conducted at the EIMF by both academics and students.



Our vision is for the EIMF Library to become a knowledge centre where students, researchers, and academics will be able to discover new information and expand their knowledge in a multi-faceted way.

Library’s’ Objectives

To provide resources and services that support the learning and teaching activities of students and faculty. This includes access to textbooks, scholarly journals, electronic databases, and other materials needed for coursework and research.

To regularly update and expand the library collections in order to respond to the academic community needs. This involves selecting and acquiring new materials and evaluating the relevance of existing ones.

To act as a hub for research by aiming to provide comprehensive collections of academic literature and research materials to support faculty and student research endeavours and, additionally, help in further developing the students’ research skills

to promote information literacy skills among students and faculty. This includes offering instruction on how to effectively search for, evaluate, and use information in an academic context.

To inform the academic community of relevant developments regarding library materials, services and collaborations

To provide physical spaces for students to study and collaborate.


EIMF Library

The EIMFs’ library is situated on the mezzanine floor of the building. It is well equipped with a variety of books, mainly related to the subjects of study offered, but also with other topics which may be of general interest to the students. The library has a separate section to be used solely as a study/ reading area by students.

The library study area offers computer access to students. Additionally, there is wired as well as wireless access to the Internet and thus students can bring  their own computers.


The EIMF Library has a collection of academic books that covers a wide range of disciplines, mainly focusing on Accounting, Business, Finance, Economics, Governance, Law and Research Methods.

Books available are divided into two categories. The first category includes the reference collection which relates to short loans (24hrs) or non-loan books that cannot be loaned. The second category refers to the main collection which includes all books that users can borrow for an extended period of time as indicated per book.

Specifically, the library’s’ collection consists of physical and electronic books in the areas of:

Library Services

Physical Collection

Registered students at EIMF, administrative staff and faculty members as well as external users have the right to use the library. In order to become a member, students need to bring their current Student ID card.

Library users have to carry with them their Student ID card at all times. They need to familiarise themselves with the regulations and are responsible for informing the librarian of any change in their address, other personal information or loss of Student ID card. The Student ID card is only for personal use and cannot be given to another student.

Textbooks are for library use only. The reference collection is comprised of, periodicals, audio-visual materials, dictionaries and encyclopaedias. These are not loaned out; they are available for use in the library.
All members may borrow up to 2 books at the same time and for a maximum period of a 7 days (or otherwise depending on the book).

All library members can renew material that they have in their account, provided that the material has not been reserved by another user. Renewals can be requested online.

Books which are needed but are currently on loan may be requested at the circulation desk or online. When the requested item has been returned, the borrower will be informed by the librarian. The request will be cancelled if the book is not picked up within two days.

EIMF Library has set an acquisition/collection development policy, with a specified amount allocated annually. The new material may include print books or other items such as periodicals and audiovisual material.

Specifically, the Academic community may suggest book titles, and other material to be offered by EIMF Library to all members. Academic staff may use the specified amount as has set in library’s acquisition policy regarding new purchases from academic staff either for Spring or Fall semester.

Furthermore, EIMF Library welcomes book donations. Library friends may donate books by first filling out the Donation Form! The responsible person receives the application and within 48 hours responds on how the library shall proceed.

For research and study purposes, the EIMF Library, in cooperation with other universities, provides the service of Inter-Library Loan to all library members. EIMF Library as a member of the University of Cyprus Library provides to all EIMF students the Interlibrary loan service. Specifically, students may request a material to located from the cooperating library. The responsible person, then receives and provide the materials to the student.

Accessing the Library

EIMF following all relevant national standards, ensures that people using mobility devices may access the EIMF premisses.

Photocopying and printing services are provided to all students.

Students want to save their personal belongings may use the lockers available on the specific area next to the library.



In the Library’s Catalogue users may search and find all available books and other materials. Each student at the beginning of the first semester is required to attend the Library Information Literacy module which is available on the LMS.

Physical material is organised with the Dewey Decimal Classification system, so library members can easily find what they need. The Dewey Decimal Classification system is divided into 10 main classes which cover the entire world of knowledge.

The ten main classes are the following:

Information Literacy

By making use of the appropriate resources available on the library’s webpage, students may find information relevant to the library’s services and helpful guidance relevant to assignments, bibliographic and citation rules etc.


Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organise your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research. More specifically, it can allow students to:

o Automatically generate bibliographies
o Collaborate easily with other researchers online
o Easily import papers from other research software
o Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading
o Access your papers from anywhere online


Turnitin is the industry leading online service that highlights potential plagiarism and enables online marking and grading. Turnitin helps educators evaluate student work and provide richer feedback to improve student learning and critical thinking. One of the most widely distributed educational applications in the world, Turnitin is used by more than 15,000 institutions in 140 countries.

Library Services

electronic Collection

EIMF Library provides full access to several electronic sources like articles, journal articles, periodicals, audio visual material and e-books. Currently, EIMF Library has access to the following databases provided by Proquest:

  1. ProQuest Ebook Central
  2. ProQuest One Business

e-Repository Resources

The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists is an organization that provides training for Anti-Financial Crime professionals. ACAMS support individuals and organizations who are dedicated to ending financial crime through thought leadership, continuing professional education, and our best-in-class peer network.


The CGG is a Centre established under EIMF, an academic institution that is a leading provider in professional education. The Centre, in response to the need for good governance practices, has shaped its goals and objectives accordingly. 



Directory of open access books
DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open access books and helps users to find trusted open access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.


Corporate finance

The European Banking Authority (EBA) is an independent EU Authority which works to ensure effective and consistent prudential regulation and supervision across the European banking sector. Its overall objectives are to maintain financial stability in the EU and to safeguard the integrity, efficiency and orderly functioning of the banking sector.

Guideline on internal governance

The ECB is the central bank of the European Union countries which use the euro.

Economic Bulletin Issue 5, 2023 Update on economic, financial and monetary developments

The international role of the euro, June 2023

EJIL is one of the world’s leading international law journals.

The ESMA Library contains all ESMA documents.


Provide quick access to European Union law.

EU Law in Force

The European Library is designed to meet the needs of the research community worldwide, our online portal offers quick and easy access to the collections of the 48 National Libraries of Europe and leading European Research Libraries.


The Publications Office of the European Union is the official provider of publishing services to all EU institutions, bodies and agencies. 

Artificial intelligence in EU securities markets

European green capital

The Journal of Government and Economics (JGE) is an economics journal specializing in
the study of the relationship between the government and the market economy.

OAPEN promotes and supports the transition to open access for academic books by providing open infrastructure services to stakeholders in scholarly communication.

Online library and publication platform

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that works to build better policies for  better lives. 

OECD iLibrary contains thousands of e-books, chapters, tables and graphs, papers, articles,summaries, indicators, databases and now also Podcasts – discoverable by theme, country or contenttype.

OECD (2023), G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance 2023, OECD Publishing, Paris,  https://doi.org/10.1787/ed750b30-en .

OECD (2023), The Compliance Without Borders Handbook: Strengthening Integrity in State-Owned Enterprises Through Peer Learning, OECD Publishing,
Paris,  https://doi.org/10.1787/70514995-en .
G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance https://eimf.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/G20.OECD-Principles.pdf

OECD (2023), Government at a Glance 2023, OECD Publishing,Paris,  https://doi.org/10.1787/3d5c5d31-en .

OECD/European Commission (2023), "Improving the effectiveness of inclusive and social entrepreneurship training schemes", OECD Local Economic and Employment Development
(LEED) Papers, No. 2023/05, OECD Publishing, Paris,  https://doi.org/10.1787/8386c4de-en .

Online library and publication platform

The World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing

World Bank Open Data
Free and open access to global development data.

Recommendation Box

The recommended books must be approved by the responsible person as per the collection development policy. Then, the further procurement process, will follow.

Library Hours:
Books are loaned out until 09:00-16:30.
Hours are subject to change during exam times and holidays.

25 Megaron Street, 2032 Strovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus
Webpage: www.eimf.eu

Tel.: (+357) 2227 4470
Fax: (+357) 2227 4475
Email: [email protected]

Library Donation

Thank you for your interest to donate to EIMF Library! We much appreciate your support. For small collections of books or other material, please fill the form below. Within 48 hours we will inform you on how the library shall proceed.

“Give the gift of reading”