Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven & Hamburg
Library Senckenberg Wilhelmshaven
Marine Research Division
The library is a scientific reference library with a focus on marine geology and marine biology. The inventory comprises approx. 3 450 book titles, 500 maps and 250 journals and series, and approx. 26 000 separate prints. Archive material from estates is incorporated into the inventory. The main task is to provide the staff of SaM with literature. We do not take part in interlibrary loan.
Our library is connected to WIFI (Wilhelmshaven Fachinformationseinrichtungen und wissenschaftliche Bibliotheken) and to AmB (German Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers) and also to the Senckenberg working group Libraries and Exchange of Publications.
The stock of Marine Research Division includes approx. 3,100 book titles, 420 maps, 330 journals and series as well as approx. 21,500 reprints.
The DZMB’s stock includes around 400 books / monographs and around 2,800 reprints. With approx. 23,000 titles, the Monoculus Library is one of the largest collections of literature in the world on the subject of copepods.
Archival material from bequests is incorporated into the library holdings.
The library has permanent access to Senckenberg licences and the DFG national licenses. Interlibrary loans are made through the GBV. The electronic recording of the library stock is done with JabRef: an open source bibliography reference manager.
The use for external users is possible after registering by telephone. Guided tours through the library are only possible by prior arrangement.