The Library provides researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics as well as interested scholars and artists with literature, scientific information and audiovisual media in the fields of aesthetics, music, psychology, literature and cultural studies.
Our services include advice on how to find and access books, articles and electronic ressources, information about copyright issues and publishing via Open Access as well as knowledge management.
To access our digital resources from outside the institute, please use the following URL: Travel Magic
Monday / Wednesday to Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.
The library is open to scholars, researchers, students, artists and other interested persons in the areas of aesthetics, music, language and literary studies as well as neuroscience.
Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
We kindly ask new users of the library to register at the information desk on their first visit. Books cannot be borrowed or taken outside the library. It is possible to take copies respecting copyright regulations.