Welcome to the IPF library!


The library of the IPF offers literature and digital information services for all scientists and students at the institute. The library's literature collection includes journals and books on the research areas of the IPF, in particular on the following topics:

  • polymer chemistry,
  • biopolymers,
  • processing of polymers and
  • digital health technologies.

Our library collection currently comprises approx. 8,000 media units (excluding journals) including approx. 1,000 e-books, as well as various ongoing journal subscriptions.

Various e-journals are also part of our stock. You can find more detailed information on this under the item "journals/e-journals". Click here for our service offers.

You can use the library during the following service hours:

  Mon - Thu:   9 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

  Fri:                9 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.

During these times we are available in person as well as under the following contact details, by arrangement also outside these times:


Head Librarian

Jana Schäfer
+49 (0)351 4658 253 +49 (0)351 4658 284

Library Assistant

Antje Winkler
+49 351 4658 444 +49 351 4658 284