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Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Key article databases for veterinary science:

Arrow Web of Science Click for more information View a demonstration.
Cross-search major science databases, or use the ‘All Databases’ tab to search individually:

  • CAB Abstracts (agriculture & applied life sciences)
  • MEDLINE (medical sciences, including animal diseases, veterinary medicine and zoonoses)
  • Biological Abstracts (entire field of life sciences)
  • Web of Science Core Collection (multidisciplinary, citation database)

Arrow Scopus Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary citation database, with 100% coverage of Medline titles. Includes articles in press, and web sources.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking, and full-text searching of many publications.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content SciQuest Click for more information
Full-text database covering New Zealand and Australian veterinary and animal science, and veterinary continuing education publications.

Arrow Consultant: A Diagnostic Support System for Veterinary Medicine
Diagnostic support system, with literature references. Search by possible diagnosis or clinical signs, and limit by species. Provided by Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Background Information

ArrowEncyclopedia of Life Sciences
Peer-reviewed articles across the life sciences. A particularly good source for information on basic concepts in biology.

Arrow In Print Merck Veterinary Manual 11th ed. 2016
A free online version is also available.

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Select from Library's subscribed ScienceDirect reference titles, including:

Arrow WikiVet Click for more information
Worldwide collaborative project, to develop a peer-reviewed, on-line veterinary knowledge database, and learning resources for undergraduates. Free registration enables access to content.

Arrow The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare 2010
An introduction to behaviour and welfare in domestic, exotic, companion, and zoo animals.

Arrow Veterinary Anatomy Click for more information
Courseware websites and other teaching resources, on carnivore (primarily dog and cat) anatomy, developmental anatomy (embryology) and veterinary neuroanatomy. Provided by University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Veterinary Drugs

Arrow Search the Library for resources on veterinary drugs, 2010 onwards

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content Agricultural Compounds & Veterinary Medicines (NZFSA)
The ACVM Group is responsible for regulatory control of agricultural compounds, on behalf of the New Zealand Food Safety Authority, under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content IVS Annual
Lists veterinary pharmaceuticals in New Zealand. Also available in print.

Arrow Animal & Veterinary, United States Food & Drug Administration
Regulates the manufacture and distribution of food additives and drugs for animals.

Methods & Protocols

Arrow Springer Nature Experiments 
Provides full text access to Nature Methods and Springer Protocols, connecting researchers with the most relevant and important protocols and methods to support their research projects.

Books & Ebooks

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Find Library books, journals, DVDs, online resources & other material.

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Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Oxford Reference Click for more information
Includes: Oxford Reference - Life Sciences

Arrow Black's Veterinary Dictionary 22nd ed. 2015
A core resource for general veterinary terms.

Arrow Search the Library for veterinary dictionaries and encyclopedias

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