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Whipple Library

The Whipple Library was founded on the gift of Robert Stewart Whipple of his rare scientific books to the University in 1944, and is the largest specialist library in the history and philosophy of science and medicine in the UK. It functions as the Departmental Library and provides the basis for research and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level.

The library staff aim to provide an informative and friendly service for all readers. If you have any questions about the service please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to help you.

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26 May 2015

Microscopy in Print
The current book display on Level 1 features several publications from the 19th and early 20th centuries promoting the popular use of the microscope – come and see!

26 May 2015

Working at the Whipple
Thanks for all the positive comments about the Library workspace this term, and good luck to everyone sitting exams and finishing off dissertations in the next few weeks!