The online catalog is a good place to start your research. Note: reference books and instructional A/V materials can be used only in the library. These are some areas that veterinary medicine subjects can be found:
Library of Congress Classification
S 411 Agriculture SF 285 General horse care and breeds SF 426 General dog care and breeds SF 761 Anatomy and physiology SF 774 Veterinary nursing SF 867 Dentistry SF 914 Anesthesia SF 917 Veterinary drugs
Dewey Decimal Classification
636.1 Horse 636.2 Cow 636.3 Sheep 636.4 Pig 636.5 Poultry 636.6 Pet birds 636.7 Dogs 636.8 Cats 636.9 Rabbits 639 Amphibians and reptiles
Magazines & journals:Magazines and journals in veterinary medicine cover a wide range of topics -- livestock, veterinary pharmaceuticals, felines, canines, rabbits, horses, diseases and pests, genetic research, clinic equipment and supplies, food processing and distribution, nutrition, farm management, and career development. The following animal science magazines and journals can be found on the second floor in the “Animal Sciences” section of the journals:
• All Animals
• American Quarter Horse Journal
• Cat Fancy
• Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian
• Dog Fancy
• Horse & Rider
• The Horse
• Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
• Journal of Veterinary Dentistry
• Lab Animal
• Texas Parks & Wildlife
• Veterinary Economics
• Veterinary Medicine
• Veterinary Practice News
• Veterinary Technician
• Your Dog
The Veterinary Clinics of North America-Equine, Food Animal and Small Animal Practice- are shelved with the circulating books at SF 601 .V4 E68 – SF 601 .V4 S6
Citations for articles, reports and more from the USDA National Agricultural Library from 1970 to present. No full text.
MEDLINE with MeSH
Medical research; National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database with Medical Subject Headings. No full text.
(AVMA) (LSC-Tomball only -- see librarian for login)
Reference resources and discussion forms for veterinary medicine. Login/password required -- not full text.
National Center for Biotechnology Information located within the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. Remember to click on the limit tab and restrict your results to Animals.
American Kennel Club
This website provides good information on the dog breeds that they register and also guides and healthcare tips for owners.
Cat Fanciers’ Association
This website is a good source for information on purebred cats and their care and also gives information about shows.
News and veterinarian-approved articles on equine health care from The Horse magazine. Create a free login for access to 15,200+ articles.
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