Services & Facilities

Welcome to the Library Home Page of MPI-CBG

The MPI-CBG library provides comprehensive literature and information services to all MPI-CBG members and guests. The library acquires, archives and provides access to scientific information in all publication and media formats, related to the research activities of the institute, and supports the scientific work via an optimal supply of literature.

New members of the Institute must register with the library and receive library use instructions.

After registration the Library is permanently accessible to MPI-CBG staff by use of the white Institute card. Via the self-check-out system employees can borrow books at any time.

Guests can use the library by agreement only.


Services

Our library

  • acquires, collects, archives and provides access to scientific information in all publication and media formats related to the research activities of the institute
  • provides access to electronic information worldwide (e-books, e-journals, databases, etc.)
  • provides fast article ordering and information service
  • collects the MPI-CBG publications data and maintains the Publications Database--The publication data are uploaded daily to the homepages of our research groups
  • provides information about Open Access and Copyright law (e.g. information regarding article processing charges)
  • provides advice regarding bibliometric searches, database and literature searches
  • provides a competent, friendly, skilled and user-oriented staff for daily support requirements, offers flexible services based on user needs, and is the contact point for all question related to literature and information
  • provides 16 fully equipped reading cubicles an 18 reading desks which allow quiet and focused working