Since the end of the 18th century Saxonica habe been collected systematically at the electoral library, the predecessor of today's Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB). At first focused on literature on Saxon history, in the 19th century the collection of Saxonica was extended to other scientific areas with regional aspects such as natural history, folklore, geography, archeology or linguistics. Today Saxonica inlude all types of media of all scientific areas which have a relation to Saxony.
Central Catalog is the Sächsische Bibliographie Online, which will gradually record almost all Saxonica.
Digital information and services about history, culture, and regional studies are to be found under Saxorum.de.