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Whipple Library

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

You can find information on these pages about all aspects of reader services at the Whipple Library.

Borrowing and returning books

Books may be borrowed via Click & Collect or in person. You can return books through the letterbox in the front door of the HPS Department or in person.

Click & Collect

Current staff and students can request books held by the Whipple Library and arrange to pick these up in person.

Scan & Deliver

Current staff and students can request an individual scanned copy of one chapter (or up to 5%) of a book, or one article per issue of a journal. This service is provided through the main UL.

Visiting in person

The Whipple Library is open for all registered users to browse, borrow books, and use our workspaces.

Book recommendations

You are welcome to recommend books for purchase by the Whipple Library using our webform.