Opening hours

Staffed service times: Mon - Thu 9:30 - 15:00 and Fri 9:30 - 13:00
Members of both institutes are allowed to use the library 24 hours 7 days a week with their institute card.
External users can use the library only by appointment. Please contact us via email or telephone.

About the library

On the 1. October 2004 the Library of the Max-Planck-Institutes Martinsried was founded. It was formed out of the amalgamation of the formerly independent libraries of the Institute of Biochemistry and the Institute of Neurobiology and serves both institutes. As a special library for natural science its main function is to have the scientific literature of the research areas in the institutes as up-to-date and as complete as possible in a reference library.
The library supports the scientific work of the institutes via an optimal supply of literature and information. Today we have about 45.000 books and bound journal volumes in our library. The scientists have access to more than 30.000 online journals as well as the most reference databases for their research.


Our friendly staff are always happy to help you find the information you require for your research work. Please just ask!


Juliane Deichsel (Dipl.-Bibl.)

Tel.: 089/8578-3800, Room: T-109

Head of library

EJournals, EMedia; Publication management and Open Access; Acquisition; Homepage

Jürgen Ernst (Dipl.-Bibl.)

Tel. 089/8578-2529, Room T-110a

Acquisition/Department libraries; Cataloging, Book lending; Printjournals

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