Library

Library

  • Our collection

    The Library of the Federal Public Service Finance puts at your disposal a collection of publications about public finance, taxation, economy, law (fiscal, civil, etc.), sustainable development, green economy, human resource management and other topical subjects that could be useful to Finance officials.

    The collection is composed of publications released by both national and international publishers.

    The Library also has a comprehensive collection of the Belgian Official Journal ("Belgisch Staatsblad", "Moniteur Belge") and its appendices - as from the first publication (in 1831) to the electronic publications on the Internet.  Since 2003, publications are only available in digital format.
     
    Parliamentary documents of the Federal Government, the Communities and Regions can be consulted in paper or digital format. 

    The collection also includes books and periodicals that are available in both paper and digital format in the reading room (e.g. books published by Larcier holding an identification code for Strada Lex, etc.).

    Visitors also have access to various online databases:

    • Belgielex
    • ComptAccount
    • FiscalNet
    • Fisconetplus
    • IBFD
    • JURA
    • Jurisquare
    • Gids der Ministeries
    • HR Magazine
    • HRMinfo.net
    • Lex
    • LexFin
    • Strada lex
    • Tax-Calc

    The list of available periodicals can be downloaded Downloadable file HERE (PDF, 711.63 KB)  (version 01/01/2018).

  • Consultation of the collection

    The titles of the available books and periodicals, as well as a selection of articles from periodicals, can be consulted:

    limo.libis.be/FODFIN (external link)

     

  • Access and loans

    The Library is open to any visitor interested.  Visitors have to operate the searches themselves. The library personnel is at their disposal to give additional information on the collections that are available.

    Only officials on active service and belonging to the Federal Public Service Finance are allowed to take out maximum three works for a period not exceeding one month. Only those books that are identified as such in the catalogue can be taken out.  Periodicals, newspapers, updates, etc. are only accessible on the spot.

    Officials have the possibility to makeDownloadable file  order suggestion (DOCX, 215.4 KB) for the Library.

    This form can be sent via e-mail to bib.noga@minfin.fed.be.

    Visitors can make photocopies provided compliance with the Copyright and Related Rights Act and the code of conduct (for ICT) of 2 October 2014 drawn up by the Federal Public Service Finance, which apply to all visitors of the Library. (link sends e-mail)

     

  • Opening hours and closing days

    Opening hours

    Opening hours Monday till Friday: from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


    Closing days

    Fixed and variable closing days
    Easter Monday, 22 April 2019
    Labour Day Wednesday, 1 May 2019
    Ascension Thursday, 30 May 2019
    Whit Monday Monday, 10 June 2019
    Assumption Thursday, 15 August 2019
    All Saints' Friday, 1 November 2019
    Armistice Monday, 11 November 2019
    King's Day Friday, 15 November 2019
    Christmas Wednesday, 25 December 2019
    Second Day of Christmas Thursday, 26 December 2019
    Annual holiday between Christmas and New Year
    Bridge days for 2018 : Friday, 31 May 2019
    Friday, 16 August 2019
    The Library will be closed on the first Monday (working day) of the month in 2019
    7 January 2019
    4 February 2019
    4 March 2019
    1 April 2019
    6 May 2019
    3 June 2019
    1 July 2019
    5 August 2019
    2 September 2019
    7 October 2019
    4 November 2019
    2 December 2019
  • Library regulations

    You will find the Library regulations Downloadable file HERE (PDF, 106.22 KB).

  • How to get to the Library?
    Address Library
    North Galaxy - Tower C - Ground floor
    Koning Albert-II laan 33 PO box 74
    1030 Brussels (Belgium)

    telephone : (+32)257-6.39.77 of (+32)257-6.71.71

    E-mail : bib.noga@minfin.fed.be
    Visitors Entrance for external visitors :
    Koning Albert-II laan 33
    1030 Brussels

    The North Galaxy Building is situated next to the railway station Brussels North (Bruxelles Nord - Brussel Noord).
  • Place of the Library within the Federal Public Service Finance

    The Library of the Federal Public Service Finance is a directorate of the Knowledge Centre within  the Staff Department Expertise and Strategic Support.