Category Archives: Opening hours

Vacation Opening Hours: July & August 2019

During the Long Vacation, the Wellcome Unit Library will be staffed at the following times:

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 2.15pm-4.30pm
Friday: CLOSED

We will be closed from the 5th-16th August inclusive for our summer break. Any further updates to our opening hours will be advertised on the blog and Twitter. As always, if you would like to visit please contact us to arrange your appointment.

During our closed days, please note that collections for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology can also be found at:
The Radcliffe Science Library http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science
Bodleian Library Upper Reading Room http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/finding-resources/rooms/urr
The History Faculty Library http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/history

We wish you a wonderful summer!

 

 

 

 

Opening Hours w/b 24th June

Our opening hours next week will be:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 2.15pm-4.30pm
Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome; if you would like to visit please contact us by email or phone to arrange your appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

‘A sun trap, Hailey Sanatorium, Wallingford’, A Handbook of the Open Air Treatment…for consumption and other tuberculous diseases. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

Opening Hours w/b 17th June

Our opening hours in Week 8 will be:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2.15pm-4.30pm
Thursday: CLOSED due to staff training
Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome; if you would like to visit please contact us by email or phone to arrange your appointment.

Have a splendid weekend!

Child-size protective goggles for use during ultra-violet light therapy, which was given for the treatment of skin tuberculosis (lupus vulgaris) and rickets. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

 

Opening Hours w/b 10th June

Our opening hours in Week 7 will be:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome; if you would like to visit please contact us by email or phone to arrange your appointment.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Le Retour Des Eaux: A man influenced by the fashion for hydropathy stands in the rain and encounters a friend. Lithograph, c. 1845, D’Aubert & Co, Paris. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 3rd June

Our opening hours in Week 6 will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome; if you would like to visit please contact us by email or phone to arrange your appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

Electrotherapy machine, England, 1860-1900. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 27th May

Our Week 5 opening hours will be:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please contact us to arrange your appointment.

Have a brilliant weekend!

Ephemera Collection, Bisodol Showcard. London: Bisodol Ltd., 1930s (?). Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

 

 

 

Opening Hours w/b 21st May

Our Week 4 opening hours will be as follows:

Monday: CLOSED due to staff leave
Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please do contact us to arrange your appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

Drug jar for mercury pills, Italy, 1731-1770. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

 

Opening hours w/b 13th May

Our Week 3 opening hours will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 2pm-4.30pm
Friday
: CLOSED due to staff leave

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please do contact us to arrange your appointment.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Three stages in a man’s sneeze, linked to the three phases of traffic lights. Colour lithograph. [London] : Issued by the Ministry of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

Opening hours w/b 6th May

Our Week 2 opening hours will be as follows:

Monday: CLOSED for the Bank Holiday. While we are closed you can find alternative History of Medicine collections in the Old Bodleian Upper Reading Room, and the Radcliffe Science Library.
Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday and Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest arrivals on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please do contact us to arrange your appointment.

Have a lovely weekend!

“Dr Patterson’s” Famous Female Pills: Advertisement from ‘The Popular Herbal..’. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

 

 

Opening hours w/b 29th April

Welcome back to all of our readers returning for Trinity Term! Our hours in Week 1 will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday: CLOSED (We will be at the History Thesis Fair for 2nd year undergraduates, Exam Schools, 2pm-4pm. Come and find us at the History of Medicine stall!)
Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

The Library’s collection of books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest acquisitions on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

A medical practitioner administers leeches to a patient. Colour lithograph after L. Boilly, 1827. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY