Main knowledge fields are:
- sociological and psychological gerontology
- social and behavioural sciences
- cultural studies
- elderly care
- old people's welfare and policy
Furthermore the library stock is completed by three special collections:
- a collection of textbooks for students in social or nursing professions
- a collection of reports and studies in the field of elderly care and old people's welfare and policy published by the German Federal States
- a literary consideration of ageing
Other ways of obtaining literature:
The library is a reference library only and is not a member of any inter-lending network.
There are private study areas, computers and a copier available.