The Branch Library of Forestry is located in the center of the Tharandt campus of the department of forest sciences in the Rossmaessler-Bau.
The branch library houses more than 126.000 volumes, among them approximately 200 current journals and a large number of bound journals.
A Highlight is the old stock with valuable works of the 16th to the 19th Century. Particularly the main collections on forestry and hunting are among the most comprehensive historical collections in German-speaking countries. It is only available for in-house use.
Another noteworthy part of the stock is the collection of degree and diplom theses of Tharandt, which have been collected since 1876. Today it also includes bachelor and master theses.