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Whipple Library

Department of History and Philosophy of Science

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What's my borrowing allowance?

Borrowing arrangements

All current staff, students, visitors and alumni of all departments and faculties of the University of Cambridge with active University Library cards are welcome to borrow from the Whipple Library.

Please bring your blue University card or white University Library card to the staff desk, and we will ask you to complete a short registration form to activate your borrowing privileges.

Loan periods and book allowances

 How many?How long?VacationReserve collection
Part IA & IB 6 1 week All items due back on first day of Full Term (Tuesday) Borrow any time; return by 12.30pm next day
Part II 6 (max. 4 Reserve) 1 week All items due back on first day of Full Term (Tuesday) Borrow any time; return by 12.30pm next day
Part III, MPhil, PhD 10 4 weeks 4 weeks (vacation borrowing does not apply) Borrow any time; return by 12.30pm next day
Senior members, Visitors, Alumni etc. 10 4 weeks 4 weeks (vacation borrowing does not apply) Borrow any time; return by 12.30pm next day