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Welcome to the Whipple Library

The Whipple Library is the subject specialist library for the Department of History and Philosophy of Science in the University of Cambridge.

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Writing science: interpreters, educators, scholars

Our current book display features material on a wide range of topics by women who were scholars, educators and interpreters of scientific information from the mid 18th to the early 20th centuries. It can be viewed during normal Library opening hours on Level 1, or take a look at some highlights in our virtual exhibition...

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Last day for Curious Objects

Mar 21, 2017

Join one of the science-themed talks to celebrate the end of the UL's Curious Objects exhibition today

How to get the most out of modern peer review

Mar 21, 2017

The Office of Scholarly Communication invites you to a workshop to discover how you can make peer review count for your research. Thursday 30 March, 10am-5.30pm, Alison Richard Building

Easter vacation borrowing

Mar 10, 2017

Vacation borrowing for undergraduates and Part III students begins at 10am on Wednesday 15 March at the Whipple.

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Monday-Friday, 09:15-17:00

(Late opening is suspended for the vacation, and will resume on Tuesday 25 April)