Forestry Divisional Library
Comprising around 130,000 titles, the BBF is the foremost specialist library for forestry in Germany. It includes the holdings of the former faculty library as well as the forestry holdings of the Göttingen State and University Library.
The special subject collection 'Forestry' (SSG 23) of the German Research Foundation is maintained here. This special subject collection includes titles on natural and economic as well as technical aspects of forestry, forest damage research, wildlife management, hunting and wildlife conservation. This literature is accessible in the BBF and is available for supra-regional document delivery services.
Literature on related topics is also acquired and made available in this library.
Forestry Divisional Library
|Forestry Divisional Library (Büsgenweg 5, Tel.: +49 551 39-33407)|
Access, location map and library floorplan
|The Library will be closed on 1 May 2015 (May Day) and 14 May 2015 (Ascension Day) as well as on 24 and 25 May 2015 (Whitsun).|
|Information Desk, access and use||Mon - Wed, Fri|
|8:00 - 17:00|
8:00 - 18:00
We are happy to assist you with any questions you may have about the use of the library and to assist you in finding and borrowing specialist literature.
- approx. 10,000 monographs, textbooks, manuals, and encyclopedias on the subject, arranged by forestry decimal classification numbers, all freely accessible
- approx. 120,000 titles archived in the holdings of the BBF, which can be made available at short notice
- 31 individual workplaces
- 6 PCs with access to the catalogue of the Göttingen State and University Library and other catalogues and databases, online periodicals, and for online research and the CD-ROM service of the Göttingen State and University Library with several hundred specialist databases
- 1 copier with scanning function (card- and coin-operated)
- 1 copier (card-operated)
Monographs and textbooks can be taken out on loan.
The holdings of the BBF and of the departments of the Faculty for Forestry and Forest Ecology can be researched in the Göttingen University Catalogue.
Literature not available at the Göttingen State and University Library can be ordered by way of inter-library loan or document delivery services.
Please find further information on our webpages Special Subject Collection Forestry and the Agricultural Sciences. There you will find specialist databases, contact information for specialist staff, and can submit your procurement suggestions.
Location Forestry Divisional Library
How to get to the Forestry Divisional Library
By public transport
From the train station
The bus line 21 (direction Nikolausberg) and 23 (direction Faßberg) depart from the bus terminal at the train station and goes to the stop "Burckhardtweg / Tierklinik".
From the city centre
The bus line 22 (direction Nikolausberg) departs after 8:00 am from the stop "Jüdenstraße" or "Weender Straße-Ost"and goes to the stop "Burckhardtweg".
Walk back a few metres from the opposite direction of the bus, turn left into Büsgenweg (paved red), and carry on towards the library located on your right.
The bus timetables can be found on the Göttinger Verkehrsbetriebe website (German user interface only).
Turn off the motorway A 7 at the exit "Göttingen-Nord" and continue on the feeder road (A 388) to its end; carry on straight through the cross roads onto the B 27 in the direction "Braunlage". Turn left at the lights in the direction "Nikolausberg" about 2 km after the end of the feeder road. Turn left at the first junction, then keep right until the Dean's Office Building (No. 5).
Limited parking facilities are available.