Simone Kronenwett
Simone Kronenwett
Phone: +49 6221 528-205


New: Library book delivery service during library closure

If you need a book from the library, we will send it to you by post. Simply write an email with your address and your book request to "

Ask your librarian - online

You can contact the library online at any time. Just write an email to "". We read emails every day and we are happy to help you with literature research and procurement asap.

MPIA Bookclub

If you want to become a member please write to

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The library (room 309) is open to institute members and guests around the clock. The librarian, Simone Kronenwett, may be reached Monday, Wesnesday and Thursday between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm.

Information on library services and electronic literature during the MPIA closure you will find here.

Rules for using electronic journals

  • Use of the files is restricted to purposes of research and education only
  • Full text articles may be printed or saved solely for private use or for research purposes
  • Systematic download of articles or search results is prohibited
  • It is not allowed to pass articles (electronically or printed) to a third party

Article search

Quick ADS search:

For non-astronomical articles, try the MPG's Electronic Journals Library. More information about finding articles or journals here.

Book search

Quick MPIA library catalogue search:

If it's not at MPIA, try the
MPG ebooks catalogue and the
Heidelberg University Catalogue (HEIDI, includes ZAH) next.

More information about finding books here.

Book wish

Are you missing a book/literature we should have in our library? Just tell us  - We get it for you asap! ( or #bookwish @mpi_astro_bib).

New books (Books & eBooks)

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