About us

Wissenschaftliche Informationsvermittlung/Scientific Information Services

We offer and provide the following services to staff and guests of the Max Planck Society (MPG), especially in the Bio-Medical Section:

      • Bibliometric analyses: On request we identify the publications of authors, research groups and institutions and determine their numbers, citations and ranking.
      • Support in the use of personal databases for literature references and other information: This concerns mainly EndNote, Mendeley and Papers.
      • Assistance in the utilization of literature, patent and other databases.
      • Help with the search of supplementary information about topics beyond the usual focus.
      • Training and workshops via online-communication programs: We teach an efficient way of searching in databases and the competent use of personal databases. (see workshops).
      • Sheets containing search tips based on frequently asked questions.
      • Strategies for searching MPG publications of each individual institute of the MPG.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Dr. Johann Bauer

Tel. 089/8578-3803
Zimmer: T-16


Sabine Schneider (Dipl.-Dok.)

Tel.: 089/8578-3821
Zimmer: T-21 (Di, Do, Fr, 8:30-12:30)


Elisabeth Schlagberger (M.A.)

Tel.: 089/8578-3828
Zimmer: T-22


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