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Department of History and Philosophy of Science

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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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Staging the History of Science

Our current book display, prepared by HPS MPhil students Julia Ostmann and Alona Bach, explores theatrical representations of three significant themes in the history of science...

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Remember to return your books before you leave!

Jun 12, 2017

Please remember to return your Whipple Library books as soon as possible after your exams, and definitely before you leave Cambridge!

Long vacation at the Whipple

Jun 12, 2017

Summer vacation borrowing for undergraduates returning next year starts on Thursday 15 June, and our opening times revert to vacation hours (09:15 to 17:00) on Tuesday 13th.

Whipple Library bags

Jun 02, 2017

Our Whipple Library canvas bags cut a dash and will remind you of happy times spent here (we hope). Don't leave Cambridge without one - £4.50 from the Library desk!

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