Category Archives: Opening hours

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

Opening hours w/b 22nd April

Our opening hours for next week will be as follows:

Easter Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday
: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & 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 a wonderful Easter weekend!

Trade card recommending ‘Sir Hans Sloane’s Milk Chocolate’. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 15th April

Our opening hours for next week will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: CLOSED for Easter break

We will reopen on the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd April.

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 a fabulous weekend!

‘Wholesome Advice Against the Abuse of Hot Liquors’, by Dr. Duncan, London, 1706. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

 

Opening Hours w/b 8th April

Our opening hours for next week will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & 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 a lovely weekend!

Bottle of extract of nux vomica, Savory and Moore Limited, London, England, 1794-1930. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 1st April

Our opening hours for next week will be as follows:

Monday: 2.15pm-5pm
Tuesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Wednesday, Thursday & 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 a brilliant weekend!

Exhibition of the Laughing Gas: A man breathing in nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and a man exhibiting its exhilarating effects. Wood engraving, Bristol, c. 1840. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

Opening Hours w/b 25th March

Our opening hours for next week will be as follows:

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

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 by email or phone.

Have a fantastic weekend!

‘Dr. James’s Powder for Fevers’: Trade card advertising Dr James’s Powder for Fevers sold by J. Newbery at the Bible and Sun, St Paul’s Church Yard. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

 

Opening Hours w/b 18th March

The Wellcome Unit Library’s opening hours for next week will be as follows:

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

Our 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 do contact us by email or phone.

Have a lovely weekend!

Ephemera Collection. QV: Advertising: 1850-1920. Leaflet: ‘A pathetic picture of pain and perplexity….Dr Jenner’s Liver Cure’. Uttoxeter: Alfred Parker, [1900’s?]. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY