MPI of Biophysics and MPI for Brain Research
Our library is a scientific research library. It provides literature and information for both the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics and the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research. Our primary purpose is to support the scientific work of the institutes.
The main focus of the collection is set by the research priorities of the departments and is developed according to the research profile.
- You have free access to many important electronic resources such as journals, databases and e-books.
- In addition, the library holds a large number of printed books and journals that are not digitally available. You can borrow these for use within the institute.
- Theses: You have submitted a thesis during your stay at the institute? Please forward a printed and a digital version to the library.
- The library is open to members of the institute 24/7, entrance with chip card only.
What do we offer?
- 14 workplaces
- Reading area
- Daily digital newspapers
- Copy machine
- Ring binding machine
- Service times from 10 - 13 o'clock
You do not find or cannot access an article or a book?
Instructions on how to use the library can be given at any time. Please come to the library during the service hours or make an appointment.
Our Information Resources
Printed books and journals
Printed books and journals of the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics and the Max Planck Institute of Brain Research are retrievable in our online catalogue.
Publication repository PuRe
Publication repository PuRe: provides the published scientific output of the MPI of Biophysics and most of the institutes of the Max Planck Society
MPG E-books: access to titles from different publishers and e-book providers
Online journals: Electronic Journals Database (EZB) with direct online access to the electronic journal holdings of the institutes
An overview of Online Databases provided by the MPI of Biophysics or centrally licensed by the Max Planck Society is available at MPG.ReNa
Max-Planck Digital Library (MPDL) – Services for MPG
Access for internal staff only (Library Intranet)
FAZ Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
NYT – New York Times
c’t magazine für computertechnik
iX – computer magazine
Technology Review – Das Magazin für Innovation