The most current research on any academic topic is usually found in journal articles. Indexes and databases pertinent to Veterinary Medicine include:
CAB Abstracts (1973- ) via EBSCOhost
CAB Abstracts indexes the international research literature in veterinary medicine from journals, conference proceedings, books and theses. Other subjects covered include aquaculture, animal science, helminthology, mycology, parasitology, microbiology, protozoology, virology, environmental science, agriculture, and forestry.
CAB Abstracts - Veterinary subset only (1973-) via CAB Direct
Coverage includes bibliographic information from MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, and additional life science journals. See PubMed Searching: Veterinary Medicine from the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section for a list of veterinary journals indexed in PubMed as well as for tips on searching.
BIOSIS Previews (1926- )
BIOSIS is the most comprehensive database for the life sciences, including biomedical areas and related fields such as pharmacology, biotechnology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering. Covers over 5000 journals indexed in Biological Abstracts , as well as, Reports/Reviews/Meetings.
S-PAC, from the American Dairy Science Association, is a comprehensive animal production and management conference proceeding database in the world for animal scientists, veterinarians, academicians, consultants and members of industry around the world. Contains indexing and full text for 36 conferences and 314 proceedings.
Other databases in Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Science:
Produced by the National Agricultural Library of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, this database indexes journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audio-visual materials, and technical reports concerning agriculture and related fields. Internet version is available through http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/
Searches across many disciplines and resources for articles, books, and theses from scholary sources, such as academic publishers, universities, repositories, etc.
Produced by Chemical Abstracts Service, SciFinder is the major index of the chemical literature. It is searchable by chemical structure, chemical name, CAS Registry Number, molecular formula, chemical reaction, research topic, author name, company name, and CA abstract number or patent number.
This union Catalogue of the 12 departmental libraries of Fisheries and Oceans Canada contains records for both published and unpublished literature including books, serials and reports on fisheries, aquatic sciences, and nautical sciences.
Web of Science (backfile for 1979 - 2009 only)
Offers a cited reference search as well as topic searching. Includes Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Please contact the Library’s Information Desk, 566-0696, or the chat Library ASK US for assistance.
Compiled by: Dawn Hooper, B.Sc., M.L.S.
Liaison Librarian for AVC
Phone: (902) 566-0453
Date Revised: 2-September-2015