SciFinder Online Workshops in December 2019

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

Mo, December 2 – Text Searching
Tue, December 3 – Structure & Reaction Searching
Wed, December 4 – Searching Biological Topics
Thu , December 5 – 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

The World of the Elements

On the occasion of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT 2019), we have compiled some book recommendations on this topic:

Person: Stwertka, Albert [Auth.]
Title: A guide to the elements
Edition: 4. ed.
Place: New York, NY
Year:  2018
Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press
Shelf Mark: 40 A 35

Person: Lykknes, Annette [Ed.]. Van Tiggelen, Brigitte [Ed.]
Title: Women in their element : selected women’s contributions to the periodic system
Year: 2019
Publisher: World Scientific
Shelf Mark: 70 K 148

Person: Greenwood, Norman Neill [Auth.]. Earnshaw, A. [Auth.]
Title: Chemistry of the elements
Edition: 2. ed., repr.
Place: Oxford [u.a.]
Year: 2002
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Shelf Mark: 42 A 12

Person: Quadbeck-Seeger, Hans-Juergen [Auth.]
Title: World of the elements : elements of the world
Place: Weinheim
Year: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-VCH

Title:  Chemie der Elemente
Place:  Frankfurt am Main
Year:  2019
Publisher:  Ges. Deutscher Chemiker
Shelf Mark:  40 A 36

Person: Trueb, Lucien F. [Auth.]
Title:  Die chemischen Elemente : ein Streifzug durch das Periodensystem
Edition: 2., ueberarb. und erg. Aufl.
Place: Stuttgart
Year: 2005
Publisher: Hirzel
Shelf Mark: 40 B 23

Person: Quadbeck-Seeger, Hans-Juergen [Auth.]
Title: Die Welt der Elemente : die Elemente der Welt
Place: Weinheim
Year: 2007
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
Shelf Mark: 62 G 33

New Aquisitions: November 2019

These new books have just arrived in the library:

Hasbun, Javier E. …Introductory solid state physics with MATLAB applications201926 B 149
Cohen-Tannoudji, Claude …Quantum mechanics, 3: Fermions, bosons, photons, correlations, and entanglement20198 A 84-Vol. 3
Wrabetz, SabineChemistry meets art201970 H 100
Lykknes, Annette [Ed.] …Women in their element201970 K 148
Max-Planck-GesellschaftEvaluation201970 H 99
Inoue, Yoshihisa [Ed.] …Chiral photochemistry200436 E 47

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

Library Introductory Courses in November

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.

Monday, November 11, 2019 – 3 pm
Friday, November 29, 2019 – 11 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.