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Veterinary Science Search and Veterinary Information Resources

Veterinary Science Search

The MEDLINE®/PubMed® Veterinary Science search retrieves citations to journal literature, combining subject search terms, title words, and veterinary and animal health journal titles. See the search strategy.


Additional MEDLINE/PubMed assistance:

PubMed MEDLINE Searching: Veterinary Medicine brochure
Public Relations Committee, Veterinary Medical Libraries Section, Medical Library Association (MLA)

PubMed Basics tri-fold handout, U.S. National Network of Libraries of Medicine® (NN/LM®)

PubMed Tutorials, U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM®)

Veterinary Information Resources


Other Free-Access Databases

  • AGRICOLA is the National Agricultural Library's (NAL) database of agriculture and allied disciplines. Contains 2 databases: 1) journal article citations and 2) holdings records in agriculture and allied disciplines records for the NAL and libraries around the world.
  • CONSULTANT is an online diagnostic support system for veterinary medicine from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
  • DailyMed®, pprovided jointly by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the NLM, includes human and animal drug labels.
  • FDA Approved Animal Drug Products is also known as the Green Book.
  • NCBI Databases Search Page, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM. Search all NCBI databases at one time.
  • Index Catalogue of Medical and Veterinary Zoology (ICMVZ) is funded by the NLM, the Oklahoma State University Libraries, and Texas A &M University Libraries. ICMVZ is the digitized NLM Index-Catalogue, made freely available online and electronically searchable.
  • International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) requires free registration to use.
  • Search the NLM collection using LocatorPlus® or the NLM Catalog.
  • Merck Veterinary Manual
  • PrimateLit, 1940 – 2010 (database ceased updating November 30, 2010)
  • TOXNET®, NLM. Toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases databases

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Veterinary Libraries

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Animal Health Organizations

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MedlinePlus® Consumer Health

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Last Reviewed: December 26, 2018