About us

About us

Our team is dedicated towards helping staff and guests of the Max Planck Society (MPG) to access, search, analyze, and manage the ever-increasing amount of published scientific information.

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Our services include:

      • Advice and asssitance towards the efficient use of freely accessible and MPS wide licensed databases (search tips, workshops, personal communication).

      • Supporting the use of reference management systems for creating, maintaining, and sharing collections of literature references (workshops, personal communication).
      • Performing bibliometric (citation based) analyses on request by determination of output (number of publications), impact (citations) and ranking (percentiles) of publications of authors, search departments, institutions regions and countries.    
      • Supplementing your own searching efforts on request.


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


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


Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie,    Informationsvermittlungsstelle
Am Klopferspitz 18, D-82152 Martinsried

Fax: 089 / 8578 3833

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