Welcome to the Library
The library is a special scientific library. Its main responsibility is to offer the scientific literature covering the research areas of the MPI for Molecular Genetics as comprehensively as possible primarily to the institute's staff. The library offers various methods for researching and acquiring scientific information and gives access to important electronic resources like e-journals, e-books and databases.
During the construction phase in tower 1, you will find us in tower 3, 1st floor, room 1.3.74.
All services will be continued without restrictions. Please note: For this entire time a reading room is not available.
At present, no library tours are offered.
Free access to various tools for research collaboration.
First free until the end of October 2020.
Free access until June 15!
Remote access to electronic resources - articles, e-journals, e-books, databases for literature retrieval.
Your suggestions are welcome!
Collaborative writing of scientific texts is supported.
Invitation of co-authors - also from outside the MPS - is possible.
The right journal for your research.
World's largest Open Access agreement
→ Information for Max Planck Authors
→ Publication requirements
Current agreement expires on December 31, 2018!
→ Find open access scholary papers
→ Your direct link to the full text
→ Access for MPS including SFX service
→ New, used, antiquarian, out-of-print books