Erik's recommended databases 2015
2018 list of recommended databases: more information in the boxes below.
1. 3 Point of care service options:
4. VetMed Resource: comprehensive search, fee to search it yourself, or contact your veterinary librarian.
5. BestBetsforVets (U. Nottingham), and/or depending on species Consultant from Cornell (Dr. Pete White) make sure nothing on your topic before Google Scholar search -- higher levels of evidence/quality filtering
6. Google Scholar (catch-all search articles and conference proceedings and cited reference searching on articles already identified)
|VetSRev||database of systematic reviews in veterinary medicine and science|
|BestBetsforVets||A BET is a simple review of the current best evidence available to answer very common and specific clinical questions. Consider writing one! Sign up here to get updates automatically!|
|RCVS Knowledge Summaries||Find them in the RCVS Journal Veterinary Evidence (https://www.veterinaryevidence.org/index.php/ve)|
If you can't get the full text right from Google Scholar:
1. try clicking on "All X Versions" in Google Scholar--it may lead you to an author- archived version
2. Contact authors directly. Send them a full citation or screen shot.
What is IVIS? - IVIS is an on-line publisher of veterinary books and proceedings. The IVIS website currently includes 1,673+ book chapters and proceeding articles.
Veterinary Information Network--about $700/year and free to students with discounts for recent grads. VIN provides other resources for a community of 45,000: message boards, consultants, a bookstore, CE, client handouts and more. A related free service from VIN Is VSPN, the Veterinary Support Personnel Network, for technicians and practice managers. See flyer below.
The flyer below describes the VIN expert opinion textbook VINCyclopedia, formerly VIN Associate.