The department Scientific Library and Documentation Centre offers you a variety of different ressource. If questions arise or you need assistance in the usage of the different ressources, we will be happy to help you.

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Online Catalogue (OPAC)

Our online catalog is the entry point for searching printed media and lists our library holdings available in print. This includes historical as well as current monographs, atlases and sky maps, numerous journals and series, as well as an extensive collection of offprints. More...

Gradient print to online


The AIP library offers a wide range of printed and electronic journals to the staff of the institute. On the following pages you will learn how you can best use them for your work. More...

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Ebook Central

With ProQuest Ebook Central, we offer AIP staff access to a variety of e-books from different publishers. More...

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Publications of Observatories and Academies

The library of the AIP can provide an extensive stock of series from all over the world. These include publications from and about academies, as well as publications from observatories around the world. Specific information or overviews are available here:
Observatories | Academies

Database server


The library offers you access to numerous bibliographic, factual and full-text databases. On the following page you will find more detailed information on how to find and use them. More...

Last update: 15. February 2023