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The library is a scientific special library whose main objective is to procure, archive and make accessible scientific literature. The collections open are as well to students, pupils and the interested public.
The library owns some special collections, for example the personal collections of ornithological literature by Creutz, of literature about bugs by Jordan, or about butterfly literature by Scheffel.

The inventory of the library is systematically ordered by the following main subjects :

1. General information                                                    12. Ecology
2. Jurisprudence                                                                    13. Microbiology
3. Dictionaries                                            14. Mycology
4. Mathematics 15. Botany
5. Physics                                                                   16. Zoology
6. Chemistry  17. Geology, Mineralogy, Palaentology
7.  Astronomy, Meteorology                                              18. Agriculture and forestry, hunting, freshwater fisheries
8. Serials                                                                      19. Nature conservation and environmental protection
9. Biographies                                                                    20. Geography
10. Biology                                                                   21. Museology
11. Theory of evolution, Genetics                                       


The library’s general stock of literature is situated in the library building. Some minor collections of frequently used specialist literature are constantly being lent to the heads of department