Resources Available to VMCVM Alumni: Vet Med:
Open Books & Other Resources
Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
Large Animal Surgery - Supplemental Notes
This textbook includes basic principles of large animal surgery and anesthesia, how to apply those principles to cases and situations, and discover ways of finding answers when you don’t remember the information, are presented with cases that aren’t “textbook” and/or things don’t go as planned.
Merck Manual - Veterinary Manual
Open Book Collections
InTech Open Access books on Veterinary Medicine
40+ veterinary textbooks (University of Georgia)
Directory of Open Access Books
The primary aim of DOAB is to increase discoverability of Open Access books. The directory is open to all publishers who publish academic, peer reviewed books in Open Access.
National Academy Sciences
- PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States)
- Note there is a 6 month embargo, then everything is freely available in this publication
- National Academies Press
- 200 books published each year, online access is free, there is a cost for the print version
Open Textbook Library
The Open Textbook Library provides a growing catalog of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks.
Additional Open Education and Open Access Resources
Open Online Tools
BestBETs for Vets
Supports veterinary clinicians in making evidence-based decisions. A BET is a simple review of the current best evidence available to answer very common and specific clinical questions. (c) University of Nottingham
Provided by Cornell University, this site provides a "diagnostic support system that can be used to suggest possible diagnoses or causes for clinical signs and to provide a brief synopsis of the diagnosis/cause."
eClinPath, from Cornell University
An online educational resource on veterinary clinical pathology.
Visual Guides of Animal Reproduction
Originally known as The Drost Project, this site provides a compilation of reproduction images of 7 species.