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September 25, 2020
Workshop, Lecture and Panel - join it for free to dive deeper into SciFinder_n, a special lecture on polymer chemistry and a panel discussion with thought leaders in industry, academia, government and more.
Registration is required. more

Library Online Introduction for New Employees on October 6, 2 p.m.

September 23, 2020
This is the next possibility for you to get an introduction to our services.
The access link will be sent through the email list for all employees (mpimit).

Library Online Introduction for New Employees on September 9, 2 p.m.

September 1, 2020
This is the next possibilty for you to get an introduction to our services.
The access link was sent through the email list for all employees (mpimit).

OA Publishing for Scientific Reports & Nature Communications

August 31, 2020
The APCs will be covered by the MPDL (DEAL Contract) if the publication meets the following conditions:

  • The online publication date of the article is on or after August 1, 2020
  • To be eligible, the author must be the corresponding author of the article. Please note that in order to be eligible it is not sufficient to be corresponding author in name only.
  • The author must be affiliated with a Max Planck Institute and must publish under this affiliation – the Max Planck Institute must be stated in the published article.
  • The article matches one of these types: OriginalPaper, ReviewPaper, BriefCommunication
  • Charges for additional options (color-in-print, posters etc.) are NOT covered by this agreement.

Library Online Introduction for New Employees, July, 24, 10:30 a.m.

July 23, 2020
This is the next possibilty for you to get an introduction to our services.
The access link was sent through the email list for all employees (mpimit).

July 21, 2020
Eingeladen sind Wissenschaftler*innen, Studierende sowie alle Interessierte:

  • Welche Publikationsvarianten von Open Access gibt es? Welche kommen für mich in Frage?
  • Wo kann ich gemäß Open Access publizieren? Wie finde ich ein passendes Journal? 
  • Was erwarten Forschungsfördernde?

Eine Anmeldung ist nicht erforderlich. Das Webinar findet auf deutsch statt. Hier klicken zur Teilnahme.

June 30, 2020
CAS has extended access to SciFinder-n due to SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19.
Please feel free to use SciFinder-n instead of or in addition to SciFinder. more

Library Office reopens on Monday, June 8, 2020

June 3, 2020
From the beginning of the next week you will be able again to contact us by phone or personally in our office.
May 11,2020
Since the beginning of this month researcher have access to journals, magazines, conference proceedings, newsletter, websites, multimedia files, ACM affiliated publications and ACM Guide to Computing Literature. Unfortunatley we have no access to "ACM Books Series".

Researcher who are Corresponding Author of a publication can publish Open Access with a CC-BY license at no costs. more

Library Services during Home Office - UPDATE

April 28, 2020

The cancellation of reminders will end as of April, 30.

New employees
will be contacted by the librarians within the first week of May to get an online introduction.
April 8, 2020

CAS has opened access to SciFinder-n due to SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 for the next two months.
Please feel free to use SciFinder-n instead of or in addition to SciFinder. more

Library Check Out

April 2, 2020

During the time of home office of the library staff please consider the following workflow:
 
- Please give the "Laufzettel" to Frau Hosse at the information desk at the main entrance.
- Once a week someone of us will be at the institute to sign the forms.
- You will get a signature for the "Laufzettel" only if you return your library books.

Book extensions and returns  

March 18, 2020

As of today we will cancel the reminders for your borrowed books until April, 30:

- If you have already received a reminder and you are able
  to extend the books, please do so.
- If you are not able any more please ignore the reminder.
  You don´t have to come to MPI to return books, only.
  They will be automatically extended until work at MPI will
  go on.

Library Services during Home Office

March 16, 2020

Please contact us by email only
- for telephone calls please send us your phone number,
  we will call you
- the library reading room is open; for borrowing books
  please write down your name and the book barcodes in
  the lending list near the entrance (your account will be
  charged later)
- please put book returns in our post box downstairs
- for paper requests please send us emails as you usually
  do. We ask for your understanding that it will take a bit
  more time due to the fact that interlibrary loan was shut
  down nearly complete in Germany
August 22, 2019

"The DEAL agreement with Springer Nature (...) a great step forward towards a sustainable framework of scientific publishing"
(Prof. G. Meijer, Fritz Haber Institut, Berlin) more
July 1, 2019

Open Access for authors at eligable German institutions more
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