Library support for students

E-Library  access to local library books, articles, journals, institute's publications and thesis (search for: Call Number:com80), interlibrary-loan-service, use the MPG-SFX-button to get to your fulltext (from e.g. E-Library or Web of Science , Googlescholar, databases). You will find “our” MPG-SFX linker in many records and may use it to either link directly to the document or get additional information.

How to write a paper/thesis, literature references:

Printed books at the library:
Thesis Writing for Master's and Ph.D. Program, Springer Singapore 2018
How To Write Your First Thesis, Cham Springer International Publishing 2017
Writing and Publishing a Scientific Research Paper, Singapore Springer Singapore 2017
How to write and illustrate a scientific paper, Cambridge University Press 2017
Writing and Publishing Science Research Papers in English: A Global Perspective, Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014

How to get  Elsevier papers

Introduction to the Web of Science:

(Search profile, alerts, analyze results, cited reference search, Endnote) Individual session with the library to set up a search-profile upon request

Open access to your publication?

Use our MPG-PuRe publication repository and contact Angela Guenther for publications issues! A social networking site is not an open access repository!

EndNote: Reference Management system

Do you use EndNote for the first time? We provide basic and advanced EndNote-Training, please Ask us!
Helpful: Endnote training Homepage (by Clarivate Analytics) Endnote training Youtube Channel (by Clarivate Analytics), MPI_BGC_ICE Library training

PHD corner (internal ICE only)

Lab protocols

from Springer (Springer Nature Experiments) and Wiley (Wiley Current Protocols)

Useful and free helper programs, databases and software from the Max Planck Digital Library

MPDL services

Thesis help

We will check your thesis for open access publication option. Thesis access is recommended to be open access via our E-Library and also the Jena University Library dbt repository

Your thesis will be archived in print and/or digitally at the Library BGC&CE

Please consider to include the accepted manuscript version of your article into your thesis

Thesis process at the University- Library Friedrich Schiller University, Jena (Thulb)

Please find a checklist for submitting a doctoral dissertation to the ThULB (Thüringer university library) under (draft version in English).

The legal version and the form you will have to submit is in German, you can find it under:

If your thesis can be published open access (for conditions please check carefully or ASK US),you have an option to declare an embargo, please find more information under (German only)