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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


IT facilities in and around the Department

Whipple Library

There are eight PCs in the Whipple Library, including three with full access to Microsoft Office software and one non-print legal deposit terminal. The Library has a multi-function device for printing, scanning and photocopying (in black & white and colour).

Coffee Room

The students' coffee room, on the top floor of the Department, has several computers, a printer and a scanner.

Graduate IT Suite and the Mond Room

These facilities are provided by the Department for graduate students who have registered to use them. There is a small annual fee. Registration forms are available from the Department office.

Phoenix Rooms

Situated at the back of the Department, the Phoenix Rooms are operated by University Information Services. They are open to all students when not being used for teaching. The rooms have facilities for printing and scanning.



The University's wireless network is available in the Whipple Library, the Coffee Room and most other parts of the Department.


Support and training

For further information – including guidance about data storage and staying safe online – and for details of IT training courses, see the University Information Services website:

IT help and support