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Subject Librarian:

Andre Nault

This subject covers: the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the diseases of domestic animals and the management of other animal disorders. The field also deals with those diseases that are intercommunicable between animals and humans. (From Britannica Online)

Article Databases and Indexes

* Premier Resources *

PubMed is an excellent free source of journal article citations & abstracts for veterinarians and others seeking information on veterinary medicine and animal health topics. Over 100 veterinary journals are indexed here along with approximately 5,000 biomedical journals.

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Search here to find citations and abstracts for articles from over 600 periodicals, as well as USDA and state experiment station and extension publications, and selected books on agriculture, animal husbandry, animal and human nutrition, forestry, plant pathology, plant science, human ecology, agricultural economics, rural sociology.

Covers all aspects of veterinary science, including parasitology and zoonotic disease, as well as animal nutrition, equine science, animal production and animal genetics, and aquaculture and fisheries.

NO LONGER CURRENT. Due to budget pressures, we have canceled our subscription to BIOSIS Previews. Although you will continue to be able to access the database, no new articles will be added after January 2011.

Covers the biological and medical sciences, including biochemistry, biophysics, biotechnology, botany, environment, microbiology, and zoology. Provides citations and abstracts to articles, conference papers, technical reports and chapters of books from over 5000 publications.

The Libraries' subscription to this resource allows for 10 users at any one time. If you get a busy signal, please wait a few minutes and try accessing the site again.

Provides information on all phases of the development and use of drugs and on professional pharmaceutical practice.

The Libraries' subscription to this resource allows for 3 users at any one time. If you get a busy signal, please wait a few minutes and try accessing the site again.

Covers the fields of human and veterinary medicine, public health, nursing, dentistry, and the basic biomedical sciences. Note: The Libraries' subscription to this resource allows for 40 users at any one time. If you get a busy signal, please wait a few minutes and try accessing the site again.

Going back to 1806, this is the most comprehensive database for psychological research. With a little guidance from this tutorial, you'll be able to go from a general idea to a very precise set of results of scholarly materials.

Indexes 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines. It averages 19,000 new records per week.

General Indexes to Magazine, Journal & Newspaper Articles

LexisNexis Academic is a full text databases of business, legal, news, magazines, and wire services. Legal publications include law journals, federal and state statutes, codes, cases, agency rules & regulations, patents and legal reference materials.

Catalogs and Bibliographies


Search with MNCAT to find books, journals, etc. owned by the library. Search by keyword, subject, title, or author for materials on your topic.

General Reference Sources


Black's veterinary dictionary

Saunders comprehensive veterinary dictionary


Domestic animal behavior for veterinarians and animal scientists

Handbooks and Manuals

Subtitle: Birds, Cats,Fish, Dogs, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Horses, Mice, Rabbits, Reptiles

Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook

The Merck veterinary manual

Toxic plants of North America

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

Library Information

Veterinary Medical Library

450 Veterinary Science
St. Paul Campus