The main subjects in the collection of 45.000 books, manuscripts and journals are agriculture, horticulture, ornamental plants, botany, land use and garden and landscape architecture. Some of the most valuable items include herbals, botanical and horticultural books from the 17th, 18th and 19th century.
How to find books and journals?
The Special Collections Catalogue covers the mainly printed rare and old books and journals stored in the stacks of the reading room. If a publication is digitally available for free you could find this information in the Special Collections Catalogue.