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.
- Whipple Library news
22 June 2016
Summer opening hours
The Library is open from 9.15am to 5pm on weekdays throughout the summer, so please come and use the space if you're around. Undergraduates joining or continuing with HPS next year are very welcome to borrow for the vacation with loans running through to October.