Category Archives: Opening hours

Opening Hours w/b 11th February

Our opening hours in week 5 will be:

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

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to visit please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a brilliant weekend!

Treatment of nasal polypus, 17th Century, G. M. Faenisch. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 4th February

Please note that our opening hours for week 4 will be slightly different from the usual, as follows:

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

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a wonderful weekend!

‘The Kings medicines for the plague. Prescribed in the year, 1604 / by the whole Collodge of Physitians, both spiritual and temporal. Generally made use of, and approved in the years, 1625, and 1636. And now most fitting for this dangerous time of infection, to be used all England over.’ Royal College of Physicians.
London : F. Coles & T. Vere, 1665. Credit: Wellcome CollectionCC BY

Opening Hours w/b 28th January

During Week 3 we will be open at the following times:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday: 2.15pm-5pm
Friday: 2.15pm-3.30pm

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a good weekend!

Iron artificial arm, Europe, 1560-1600. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

 

Opening Hours w/b 21st January

During Week 2 we will be open our usual hours, as follows:

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

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

State showing a person with gout, and his family. Made in Meissen, Germany. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY.

 

Opening Hours w/b 14th January

We’re back! Next week the Wellcome Unit Library will reopen for the start of term, and our opening hours will be:

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

Our collections are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, do contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a lovely weekend!

Advert for ‘Liebig’s Beef Wine’, prepared by S. Stephens, Chemist and Opticians, Milnsbridge, [between 1900 and 1909?]. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Extended Christmas Closure for essential maintenance work

From Friday 7th December to Monday 14th January, the library will be closed to allow essential maintenance work to take place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused to our readers, but look forward to re-opening in the New Year in better health than ever!

Meanwhile, other History of Medicine resources can be found at :
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
If you are an external visitor, you will need to apply for a Readers’ Card to access these libraries:
http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/using-this-library/getting-a-readers-card

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Opening Hours w/b 3rd December

Our opening times next week will be as follows:

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

Our collections covering the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, do contact us to arrange an appointment!

PLEASE NOTE: From 10th December-10th January inclusive, we will be having some essential maintenance work carried out in Room 2 of the library. All of the books in Room 2 (shelfmarks from R702 CLA 2010 onwards) will be completely sealed by sheeting for the duration, and therefore inaccessible. If you anticipate that you will need access to any of these books in the meantime, please contact us so that we can retrieve them for temporary storage in Room 1.

Have a lovely weekend!

A cure for a cold. Coloured lithograph, G. Tregear, 1833. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 26th November

Our Week 8 opening times will be as follows:

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

Our collections covering the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, do contact us to arrange an appointment!

Have a brilliant weekend!

‘Artificial nose, Europe, 1601-1800’. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 19th November

Our opening times in Week 7 will be as follows:

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

Our collections covering the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. If you would like to pay us a visit, contact us in advance to arrange an appointment.

Have a lovely weekend!

Pocket inhaler, London, 1901-1918, used to treat colds and flu. With glass bottle for menthol. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

 

 

Opening Hours w/b 12th November

Our opening times in Week 6 will be:

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

Our collections covering the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. If you would like to pay us a visit, do contact us in advance by email or phone to arrange an appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

”The medical student’ by Albert Smith.’ . Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY