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Guides for Veterinary Students, Faculty, Staff

Guide to books for courses by year, plus publishing, pre-veterinary career information, access after leaving UTK, etc.

Audience for this guide: students interested in a career in veterinary medicine

Below are selected books related to veterinary medicine college and careers:

Help for any type of writing is available from the Judith Anderson Herbert  Writing Center:


Writing Center consultants are at Pendergrass Library 5 days a week Fall and Spring semesters, thanks to support from Mrs. Herbert.



  • EDIVET MOOC:  Consider taking on online course called EDIVET:  "This course (EDIVET) is for anyone interested in learning more about Veterinary Medicine, giving a “taster” of courses covered in the first year of a veterinary degree and an idea of what it is like to study Veterinary Medicine."


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Rubrics: prepare for a career in veterinary medicine by reading the rubrics

Prepare for a career in veterinary medicine by reading the rubrics established by UTCVM, TAMU veterinary colleges and their governing body the AAVMC (American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges):


UTCVM (University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine):

Texas A&M (TAMU):

curated by Ann Viera, Veterinary Librarian

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    • Who to ask and when they work during fall and spring semesters.  Summer hours and holidays differ from this schedule.

      9ish to 4ish

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      Ann Viera 

      Veterinary Librarian 

      o.k. email to me evenings or weekends


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      Jeffrey Hines 

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  Reuse any of the veterinary guides.  Ann Viera  Veterinary Librarian