The library is a central service entity for the researchers of the institute. The mission of the library´s service is to satisfy the researchers´ need for information in an efficient, timely, and customized manner.

Examples of library services

  • Acquiring, collecting and archiving scientific information in all publication and media formats  related to the research activities of the institute
  • Interlibrary loan and Document Delivery
  • An ordering system is provided for purchase suggestions, interlibrary loans and article requests via
  • Licensing of electronic materials
  • Library introductions and Database training sessions
  • Listing and archiving publications of Institute staff members in the Institutional Repository of the Max Planck Society
  • Initiating, Enhancing and Improving new user services
  • Information on Open Access


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