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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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29 January 2016

Science in Print II
The second section in our popular Science in Print seminar series, covering book production in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, co-presented by Drs Sarah Bull and James Poskett, will take place in the Old Library on Wednesdays 3, 10 & 17 February from 11am to 12.30pm. All places have been booked, but please email ahr23 if you would like to be added to the reserve list.

12 January 2016

UL celebrates 600 years
Cambridge University Library celebrates its 600th anniversary in 2016 with a series of events, including a major exhibition, Lines of Thought, which will include items from the Whipple Museum.