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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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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!

Look after yourself this term

May 10, 2017

Bottled water is fine in the Library, and will help keep you hydrated and alert while you're working, but please don't bring in other drinks or any food. Please read on to see why...

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