The two sections of the Biology Branch encompass a collection with a total of 66,769 volumes, three reading rooms (60 seats) and a loan center. In the reading rooms and the loan center, 14,168 volumes are available for open access. For both sections, the documents in the collection can be accessed by querying the general catalog.
The library’s collection include documents in the field of biological and related sciences: Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Genetics, Ecology, Environmental Science, Biochemistry, Animal Physiology, Plant Physiology, Biotechnology, Medicine, Chemistry, etc.
The collection includes, in addition to basic treaties on the subjects taught in class, the works of great foreign naturalists: C. Bernard, Ch. Darwin, JB Lamarck, G. Cuvier, GL Buffon, C. Linné and works of Romanian researchers and professors: E Racoviţă, Gr. Antipa, C. Motaş, II Niţescu, NL Cosmovici, D. Brândză, D. Grecescu, Tr. Săvulescu. Representative documents for the field include:
BRÂNDZĂ, Dimitrie. Flora Dobrogei. Bucharest: Carol Gobl Institute of Graphic Arts, 1898;
SĂVULESCU, Traian. Ustilaginalele din Republica Populara Română. Bucharest: Publishing House of the Academy of the Romanian People’s Republic, 1957;
THEOPHRASTUS. Theophrasti Eresii. De historia plantarum libri decem: græcè et latinè… Amstelodami: apud Henricum Laurentium, 1644;
BUFFON, G.L. Complete works. Paris: Au Bureau des Publications illustrées, 1712;
LAMARCK, J. B. Philosophie zoologique ou Exposition des considérations relatives a l’histoire naturelle des animaux. Paris: Librairie F. Savy, 1873;
DARWIN, Charles. The descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. New York: A. L. Burt Company, 1874;
BREHM, A.E. Merveilles de la nature. Paris: Librairie J.-B., 1878.
HAECKEL, Ernest. Das System der Medusen. Jena: Verlag von Gustav Fische, 1879.
DARWIN, Charles. The Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection. London: John Murray, 1910.
In the library’s collections, in addition to the titles that reflect the evolution of the biological sciences, there are also documents with the latest scientific information.