Literature Databases

Literature Databases

Find explanations to the databases by scrolling down this page; further questions will be answered by the library team.

BioMed Central

BioMed Central is an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.

Web of Knowledge (ISI)

The Web of Knowledge offers users within the Max Planck Society a collection of powerful resources for searching, analyzing and managing bibliographic information from all scientific disciplines. It is produced by Thomson Scientific (formerly: ISI - Institute for Scientific Information).

Virtual Library (MPG)

The Max Planck Virtual Library (vLib) is a portal to scientific information resources available to staff and guests of the Max Planck Society. It presently includes nearly all Max Planck library catalogs and licensed reference databases as well as numerous external catalogs, databases, reference works, e-print servers, etc. Further resources are being added continuously.

eDoc Server

The eDoc server provides a unique entry point to the accumulated research output of the Max Planck Society. Institutes of the Max Planck Society are invited by the president to use the eDoc-Server to collect their scientific documents in digital form, manage their publication data and to increase the visibility of their digital collections. Via eDoc, scientists can make their work openly accessible online with the technological and institutional backing of the Max Planck Society.

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