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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. This includes zero-contact services in place for the academic year 2020-21.

Borrowing and returning books

Books may be borrowed via Click & Collect or in person. You can return books through 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.

Book recommendations

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

In-person services

Staff and students can pre-book study spaces in the library, or arrange to browse the library collections in person.