The Max Planck Society signed a contract to license 1findr, an extensive collection of over 25 million academic and peer reviewed papers published Open Access via the golden or the green path. 1findr is directly integrated in MPG/SFX Services to indicate all full texts free available.
The Max Planck Society established a new agreement with Taylor & Francis which includes access to almost 300 Taylor & Francis journals as well as allowing authors to publish open access in about 2000 Taylor & Francis journals.
The Max Planck Digital Library and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) have signed an agreement which allows Max Planck researchers to publish their papers open access in RSC journals, which offer a CC-BY license, and access to RSC subscription based journals. The RSC "Read & Publish" agreement combines reading and open access publishing in one payment scheme.
The MPI-P library is an institutional library and open for employees of the institute 7 days a week and 24 hours a day. Visitors can be given access to the library only during the service hours.