About the Library

Entrance to WUHMO buildingThe Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Oxford Library (Wellcome Unit Library) is a specialist reference library which primarily supports the needs of the University's postgraduate students and researchers in the history of medicine. Its holdings comprise around 7,500 monographs, serials and theses on diverse topics, including UK public health administration, hospitals and hospital movements, and tropical medicine.

The Library is staffed part-time by the Wellcome Unit Librarian-in-Charge and the Wellcome Unit Library Assistant. It is overall managed by the History Librarian and forms part of the Humanities Team within the Bodleian Libraries.


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