Max Planck Digital Library (Max Planck Society)

Consortial Abbreviation: 
MPDL
Brief Description: 

As a central service unit within the Max Planck Society, one of the responsibilities of the MPDL is to negotiate and manage society-wide license agreements for electronic information resources. As one legal entity the Max Planck Society is not a consortium in the general sense, however, due to its many institutes it has a consortium-like structure.

Principal Consortial Functions: 
Electronic content licensing
Other Functions: 
Open Access agreements; Providing ERM & access systems
Mailing Address: 
Amalienstr. 33, 80799 Munich
Country: 
Germany
Fax: 
+49 (0) 89 38602 290
Staff Contacts: 
Dr. Ralf Schimmer, Head, Scientific Information Provision, schimmer@mpdl.mpg.de; Julia Graepel, License Manager, graepel@mpdl.mpg.de; Tina Planck, License Manager, planck@mpdl.mpg.de
Number of Member Libraries (full or core members): 
80
Types of Member Libraries: 
Special