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Veterinary Technology Resources: Introduction

A guide for veterinary technician and technology students at Purdue University

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Available Veterinary Technology Resources

BASICS of VETERINARY LITERATURE
Ready to begin researching your learning issues? Where should you start? Review the types of information sources available in veterinary medicine. Click here for tips on How to Read a Scientific Paper.

 "TALK the TALK" 101 - MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Introduction to the basics of medical terms. Includes a reference list of web sites and books on medical terminology.

"TALK the TALK" 201 - The -Ologies of Science & Medicine
Learn to recognize and pronounce the medical disciplines you will encounter in veterinary medicine. Links to online dictionaries.

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ARTICLE DATABASES

  • Connect to CAB ABSTRACTS - the world's premier veterinary database (2,380 journals).
  • Connect to PUBMED - premier medical database also indexes 70-90 veterinary journals.

  • Connect to VetMed Resource - useful resource for disease datasheets as well as articles available through CAB Abstracts.

SEARCHING FOR JOURNAL ARTICLES IN VETERINARY MEDICINE
A handout on the basics of searching for journal articles in veterinary technology, including further training materials and a brief summary on evaluating web resources.

WRITING AS A VETERINARY TECHNICIAN
Guidelines for writing the patient care plan portion of the veterinary medical record.

CITING YOUR SOURCES FOR CASE PRESENTATIONS
Learn the basics of identifying and reporting where (in which book, journal article or web site) you found your information.

A B C s of EVALUATING WEB PAGES
Tips on checking the credibility/quality of information on the Internet.

VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY E-BOOKS
An initial list of electronic books in veterinary technology available to Purdue faculty, staff and students.

OFF CAMPUS ACCESS TO E-RESOURCES
A guide to accessing the Libraries' online resources from off-campus.

Subject Guide

Gretchen Stephens

VM Library Hours

Fall Semester 2015

Mon -Thu      8 am - 10 pm
Fri                   8 am - 5 pm
Sat                 1 pm -  5 pm
Sun                1 pm - 10 pm

Closed: Labor Day Weekend
               (Sept 5-7)

Fall Break (Oct 10-13)

Sat       Closed
Sun      1 pm - 5 pm
Mon      8 am - 10 pm
Tue       Regular hours

Library doors are locked 15 minutes prior to closing.

VM Library Contact

Questions, comments or suggestions...

vetmlib@purdue.edu

Telephone: (765) 494-2852