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The Library is located in the basement of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, 45 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE.

The Library is number 53 on the Libraries in Oxford Map (PDF).

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Entrance to WUHMO buildingAccess to the Library

The Library is accessed via the front door of the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine at 45 Banbury Road.  There is a flight of steps up to the front door and then access down into the basement is via a further flight of steps down.  Access via the basement door, avoiding steps, can be arranged. 

The nearest toilets are on the ground floor of the building.

Entering the building

All non-Wellcome Unit users are asked to bring photographic proof of identity (e.g. Bodleian Libraries reader card or ID card from home academic institution) to enter the Wellcome Unit. 

Users will need to ring the bell at the front door and wait for a member of Wellcome Unit staff to let them in.  Staff will ask to see ID and that you sign into the building's visitor book.

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