Trial: The Global Law Search Engine

We can access during a trial period until 31 March 2018.

It is the largest search engine of legislation from around the world, providing access to more than 1.5 million laws and regulations from 78 countries. It contains more than 250.000 technical standards from over 100 world-leading standard-setting organizations.

The resource uses machine translation to translate legislation from non-English speaking countries to English.

Online Workshop on Web of Science in October 2016

The interactive online workshop will help you to apply this multidisciplinary database for your research.

Introduction to the Web of Science:

  • Tue, October 25 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Attendance is free of charge for staff and guests of the Max Planck Society, but online registration is required. Find more details on content and registration at

The online workshops are offered by the Scientific Information Retrieval Services for the Biology & Medicine Section of the Max Planck Society.

Training Session on Scopus

Curious about Scopus?
October 6th, 2016 – 10.30 am – 12.00 pm New time: 2 pm
FHI Library (Building A)

Scopus is one of the largest abstract and citation databases of peer-reviewed literature. This course shows you how Scopus can support you to keep track of what’s happening in your research world and identify new trends and white spots to inspire your next research ideas.

Eva Podgoršek

Bring your own laptop with you!
If you wish to attend please register by contacting the library.

SciFinder Now Includes Chemisches Zentralblatt

From now on we have access to ChemZent available as a new solution in SciFinder.

ChemZent provides access to the first and only indexed, English-searchable version of Chemisches Zentralblatt. Chemisches Zentralblatt is the oldest journal of chemistry abstracts and covers literature from 1830-1969.

See press release at

SpringerMaterials now Includes Corrosion Database

Springer Materials, based on the Landolt-Börnstein handbook, now includes also the Corrosion Database. This database contains around 25000 records with data on corrosion rates and behaviour of materials. It was originally published as the CORR-DATA database by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST).
The Corrosion Database can be searched by material name and/or environment. You find the Corrosion Search button in the navigation bar.

Another update to SpringerMaterials: Citations for SpringerMaterials content are now directly exportable in the .bib, .EndNote or .ris formats.