Offered as a free service to the scientific community, Living Reviews in European Governance (LREG) is an entirely web-based and peer-reviewed journal managed by the Max Planck Society (a German non-profit research-supporting organization) and scientifically coordinated by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Wien. Born as a joint initiative by two EU projects, LREG is the first Living Reviews journal in the social sciences. It publishes articles and reviews of research on topics related to European Union policies, EU integration and governance. It also provides some direct links to other electronic resources. Articles are kept “living” and up-to-date by their own authors. Each publication presents a commentary of its contents, evolution and achievements and is downloadable in variuos formats. To facilitate online reading and browsing, LREG provides a well integrated hypertext viewing environment, with pop-up windows for access to tables and graphs, as well as to footnotes and reference list, and with features enabling citation tracking within the article. Items can be located through browsing by clear categories or through an advanced search engine. Interactivity is also fostered and readers are able to post their own comments. Navigation is extremely simple and item retrieval immediate. A detailed tutorial-like section help users in any circumstance.