Branch Library at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

The branch library is the primary contact for PIK scientists.

Consulting on:

  • All aspects of publishing: Open Access, funding options for OA, clarification of rights, predatory publishers & conferences
  • Publication of research data
  • Strategies for literature search
  • Reference management software

Library management:

  • Acquisition of literature (books / journal articles) and data
  • Publication Management
  • Management of the PIK internal research data database
  • Monitoring and processing of publication costs


  • Bibliometric analyses
  • Performance figures
  • Collaboration in reporting obligations