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    Your Liaison Librarians

    There are two Liaison Librarians for the Vet School. You can email us whether it is a quick question, or if you want indepth help with a search. 

    Claire Smith
    Liaison Librarian (Keele)

    Lisa Hough
    Assistant Academic Liason Librarian (Harper Adams)

      

    Your recommended reading

    Your lecturers have suggested a number of  resource lists to support specific modules

    Specialist resources to help with your studies

    A search on HOLLY, (see the search box above)  will find most of the resources you need for your work as it searches Web of Science, ScienceDirect and many other relevant sources in one search.

    However there are some specialist resources you might want to look at:

    • Cattle Practice database - British Cattle Veterinary Association's (BCVA) searchable database. Covers cattle health and welfare. Login details
    • NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information)- The NCBI advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information
    • PICO Vet  - Helps veterinary clinicians, researchers, librarians and others build a well-structured and focused clinical question to use when searching the biomedical literature.
    • RCVS Knowledge  - Knowledge hub for veterinary professionals.Includes lots of useful content which is freely available or for which you can register as an individual. We do not have an institutional subscription, so not all parts of the site are accessible
    • VetLexicon - The world's largest online clinical reference source delivering instant and structured point of care information for the treatment of dogs, cats, rabbits, exotics, horses and cattle. Much used by vets in practice. You don't need to login if you are on the Harper campus. Off campus (including at Keele) login details can be found on the Secure Databases page.
    • The world's largest online clinical reference source delivering instant and structured point of care information for the treatment of dogs, cats, rabbits, exotics, horses and cattle. Much used by vets in practice. You don't need to login if you are on the Harper campus. Off campus (including at Keele) login details can be found on the Secure Databases page.
    • VetLogic - The site uses video, animations, images, text and self-assessment to produce online training material available for students of veterinary nursing, animal science, animal care and veterinary science. You need to register with the site. Login details

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