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Whipple Library

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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Reader services 2020-21

Our phased reopening of the Whipple Library begins on 21 September. Find out more about the zero-contact services we are offering.

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Out and About with Darwin: Special Collections on Tour

A blog post reflecting on our experience of taking some of our Special Collections out of the library for an external teaching session.

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The Whipple Library is open to readers (anyone with a University or UL reader card) between

9:30 - 16:50 Monday - Friday

Please book a study space using the link below.


Reserve a workspace in the library here

Book here

Request books via the online form here