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.
|Monday-Thursday||09.00 a.m. - 04.30 p.m.|
|Friday||09.00 a.m. - 01.00 p.m.|
Library Events 2019
|Tue||15th Jan.||10.00 a.m.||Introduction to the library and its services|
|Thu||17th Jan.||10.00 a.m.||Introduction to the library and its services|
|Fri||18th Jan.||10.00 a.m.||Short introduction to Open Access Publishing for Max Planck authors|
Special Library Events 2019:
"How to find the appropriate literature" - Presentation given by Robin Haunschild and Thomas Scheidsteger on Tuesday, 19th February 2019 at 2.00 p.m. at the Staudinger Lecture Hall.
Robin and Thomas are working as research specialists for the Max Planck Scientific Information Retrieval Services (IVS-CPT) in Stuttgart. Their main topics are research evaluation using newest methods and indicators as well as acquisition and evaluation of scientific information, such as publication and citation analyses, patent searches, statistics, overviews, etc.
They will introduce literature databases like WoS, Scopus, Dimensions, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic and SciFinder and define their specifics, their advantages and disadvantages. Literature search in databases like WoS and Scopus will be explained with examples of use and focus on the topical research. Additionally they will introduce SciFinder more detailed and present examples for comprehensive search.
The collection of our library contains:
about 9,000 monographs (Online Catalog)
access to 650,000 centrally licensed e-books from publishers like Springer, Wiley, Elsevier and many more (E-Books Catalog MPS)
38 current journals (Printed Journals)
more than 15,000 centrally licensed research journals
all publications of our institute, journal articles,
diploma, dissertations and theses (MPG Publication Repository)
licensed databases, reference works, patents and more (Information Resources)