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Veterinary Medicine - Subject Guide


Recommended Veterinary Medicine Resources

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A research bureau within the Department of Agriculture. Their research and analysis span the fields of economics, science and social science covering the agriculture, fisheries, forestry, food, resources and energy sectors.

Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

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A collection of over 300 3D rotational gross anatomy videos. Images are direct video recordings of real human anatomic specimens with tissues retaining the colour, texture, and mobility of the living body. The bones are shown first, then joints and their movements, then the muscles, and then the blood vessels and nerves. The Video atlas is organised into 5 volumes by body region: upper extremity, lower extremity, the trunk, head & neck and internal organs.

ASFA: Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts

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Indexes resources on fisheries, aquaculture, biological and ecological aspects of marine, freshwater and brackish environments.

BIOSIS Citation Index

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Indexes journals, reviews, conferences, patents and books in the biological and biomedical sciences

BSAVA Digital Library

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BSAVA publishes a world-renowned series of manuals and guides covering small animal veterinary topics, including medicine and surgery, diagnostics, exotic pets, veterinary nursing and practice management. Includes manualsprocedures guidepoisons guide, and canine and feline formulary.

CAB Abstracts

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Covers a range of applied life science disciplines including agriculture, animal science, environmental science, food science, marine science, and veterinary science with selected full text articles.


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The United States National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database for medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the pre-clinical sciences.

MEDLINE (Web of Science)

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The United States National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database for medicine, nursing, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the pre-clinical sciences.


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MIMS IVS gives detailed product and prescribing information for veterinary practitioners on veterinary medicines and products available throughout Australia, classified by therapeutic category.

MSD Veterinary Manual

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The MSD Veterinary Manual (MVM) provides veterinarians and other animal health professionals with concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.


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Includes over 18 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals. Subject coverage includes all areas of medicine and related disciplines. Also available are links to full text journals in PubMed Central and links to a series of molecular and genome databases.

Sage Research Methods Core

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Allows researchers to explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.


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A multidisciplinary database which is very strong in the sciences and has many useful search features. It includes all the journals indexed in Medline. Good coverage for animal welfare and ethics.

Web of Science Complete

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A prestigious citation index for scientific and scholarly research. It includes a collection of over 18,000 peer-reviewed, high-quality scholarly journals published worldwide (including Open Access journals), as well as conference proceedings and book data, in over 250 disciplines.
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