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Saxon State Library – Dresden State and University Library
With almost nine million volumes, SLUB Dresden is one of the largest libraries in Germany and, by far, the largest scientific center of literature and information in the State of Saxony.
It is also home to the German Photo-Library and the Stenographic Institute. The Photo-Library's volume of over two million photographic documents includes a collection stretching over a period of more than 80 years. Additionally, the book museum of SLUB Dresden is inside the building.
As state library, it is a cultural center of the States of Saxony ensuring the collection, communication and long-term preservation of cultural heritage.
As university library of TU Dresden, it is furthermore center of knowledge as well as a place to study and work for research, training and studies.SLUB Dresden is also an active partner in the international network of information institutions.