Selected Library Catalogues

Overview of regional, national and international library catalogs.
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An overview of relevant databases for the institute, which are partially freely accessible or licenced for institute members or the Max Planck Society, can be found in MPG.ReNa.

Local catalogues

  • [info] elibrary - Library search portal of the MPIfG Library

    The catalogue of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies with the option to search MPG licenced e-books and link to the Max Planck Virtual Library.

  • [info] Catalogue of the University Library, Cologne

    catalogue of the university library of Cologne. Included in the online catalogue are books and media published after 1989 and all journals, older literature is gradually being included and can fully be researched in the printed catalogue in the library. Institute members find here information on using the University library and interlibrary loan through the MPIFG library service.

  • [info] Union catalogue of Cologne University Libraries (KUG)

    Presently the online catalogues from 102 institute and seminar libraries of the University of Cologne (from 150) are being search, including the University Library and other special collections. The institutes libraries not yet part of the KUG can be searched via KVIK.

Supra-regional catalogues

  • [info] German National Library

    The catalogue of the German National Library comprises the German literature collected since 1913. Media from German Musical Archive are not included, but the research option for dissertations and older literature are very good.

  • [info] Karlsruher Virtual catalogue (KVK)

    The Karlsruhe Virtual catalogue is a meta search interface which allows you to access library catalogues via WWW. It starts a simultaneous search in the German union catalogues, national libraries across the world, databases of books in print, etc according to your own choice and gives you a standardized hit list.

  • [info] Worldcat

    WorldCat connects you to the collections and services of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide. Use our SFX-Service in Worldcat! If you don´t see the icon, you probally use the Internet Explorer, then: Right mouseclick, choose "Insert open Url". Endnote-Export: please create a free account and sign in to export lists or single titles in Endnote

  • [info] Journals Database (ZDB)

    The database compiles all journals held at German libraries, listing the respective libraries. You can limit your search to a certain region, e.g. NRW, or library (for Cologne Sigel 38).

  • [info] Electronic Journals Library(EZB)

    List of the electronic journals of the Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies and the Max-Planck-Society. With online access to all subscribed journals.

  • [info] Catalogue of the British Library

    The catalogue of the British Library offers access to research in most of the libraries stock as well as various special catalogues.

  • [info] Catalogue of the French National Library

    BN OPALE-PLUS allows you to research most of the stock of the French National Library.

Special catalogues

  • [info] London School of Economics & Political Science

    The working Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science and one of the largest libraries in the world devoted to the economic and social sciences..

  • [info] European University Institute Library

    The European University Institute Library intends to develop research collections that document modern European history and politics. Emphasis lies on European, international, and comparative law as well as macroeconomics and international trade.

  • [info] Library of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

    The library of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung collects the printed publications in the field of past and present day German and international labour movement.

  • [info] The German Central Library for Economics (ZBW)

    The German Central Library for Economics includes materials from the info] Library of the German Parliament

    Apart from literature relevant for the German Parliament, the library also offers research in parliament protokolls and other relevant information.

  • [info] European Commission Library Collections

    a tool for searching multiple library resources in one interface. It includes the European Commission Library collections, plus millions of online full-text journal articles and eBooks.

Library search portal

Use elibrary to locate items of the library, publications of MPIfG researchers, open access articles and more
Library portal

Electronic Journals Library

The Electronic Journals Library provides access to all e-journals available for the staff of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies.

Databases- overview

The library provides access to many electronic resources such as eBooks, ejournals, Encyclopedias, and other Online databases. A short overview will help you to start with your research in our resources.

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