available in the Library covers almost all aspects of forestry
and forest product according to the Oxford System of Decimal
Classification. Every endeavor is being made to keep the library
up-to-date by adding latest publications on forestry and allied
subjects issued throughout the world. The use of the Library is
not restricted to the member’s staff and students of the West
Pakistan Forest Department, the
University of Peshawar, the North Regional Laboratories and the Pakistan Academy
for Rural Development, Peshawar.
Central Forest Library is working as a hub in the Institute
and provides full support to researchers and students around
the world to find out required material in the library.
Recently an advanced Library Information System has been
developed for Books classification and Cataloging. Quick
assess to the relevant material with the help of advance
database is also available to explore researchers activities
all around the world. A complete Database is designed and
implemented recently to manage thousands of books and research
articles inside the Library. Off-Line computerized database is
in progress and material search is also available to explore
relevant research material in side the Central Forestry
Library. On-line access to database is in progress.
In addition to
the accessioned books, reports, maps, etc. the Library
subscribes above 40 technical periodicals and in addition,
receives about 27 periodicals either in exchange of the
Pakistan Journal of Forestry or as complimentary copies.