Library Introductory Course in May

How to Get the PDF?
How to Find E-Books?
How to Find the Appropriate Database?
How to Create an Alert?

Find out more in our introductory courses to the library’s electronic information resources.

Friday, May 24, 2019 – 10 am

The lesson will be held in the FHI library. Please register and inform us about your focus of interest. In addition, individual appointments are possible.

New Aquisitions: May 2019

These new books have just arrived in the library:

Weinacht, Thomas … Time-resolved spectroscopy
201922 A 78
Smith, Ewen …
Modern Raman spectroscopy201922 G 22
Alonso-Vante, Nicolas …Fundamentals of electrocatalyst materials and interfacial characterization 201934 B 16
Girvin, Steven M. …Modern condensed matter physics201926 B 147
Paull, Brett …3D printing in chemical sciences201940 F 7
Yang, JunNoble metal-based nanocomposites201929 I 26
Progress in optics201920 D 1-Vol. 64
Solid state physics201826 D 10-Vol. 69

You find the books in the library’s new acquisition section

SciFinder Online Workshops in May 2019

A new series of SciFinder Online Workshops are starting next week:

Mo, May 20 – Text Searching
Tue, May 21 – Structure & Reaction Searching
Wed, May 22 – Searching Biological Topics
Thu , May 23 – Polymer Searching & New Materials

Attendance is free of charge for staff and guests of the Max Planck Society, but online registration is required. All workshops begin at 10:00 am and last 60 minutes.

Find more details on schedule and registration at

New Resources in SciFinder

We now have access to MethodsNow and PatentPak via SciFinder.

MethodsNow Synthesis allows you to search the reaction of your interest in SciFinder. You have access to more than 18 Mio step by step protocols of synthetic methods.

Methods Now Analysis is the CAS online compendium of more than 400.000 analytical methods hand curated from analytic focus publications and the supplement.
At you enter MethodsNow Analysis using your regular SciFinder Login ID and Password.

SciFinder covers patents from 63 authorities. For PatentPak we connect the SciFinder indexed record directly with the patent PDF for the top 33 patent authorities.