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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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"It is not difficult to define a BIRD": ornithological related postcards and books

Our current book display features a selection of books on ornithological topics, ranging from the ancient work of Aristotle though to the 19th century natural history of J.G. Wood and beyond. It is interspersed with postcards of birds. It can be viewed during normal Library opening hours on Level 1, or through our virtual exhibition...

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Welcome back for the Easter Term!

Apr 25, 2017

The work space is ready for you to make your own this term, so we look forward to seeing you! Late opening (to 7pm) resumes on Tuesday 25 April, and remember to bring back any vacation loans.

Open research training for PhD students

Jan 30, 2017

Practical sessions from experts in scholarly communciation on topics relevant to PhD students in Humanities, Arts & Social Science subjects

iDiscover drop-in sessions

Jan 30, 2017

Expert help with using iDiscover

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