Get to know these two veterinary databases for this first case plus how to search the Web for goat information, suggestions in box below.
|Database/resource||What to know about it|
|Consultant from Cornell||Freely available, 5300 diseases of 8 species, including caprine, updated daily by Dr. Pete White|
Subscription access only, it is the international research database for agriculture and veterinary medicine.
Depending on your information need and species, you may need to add a search of CAB.
CAB indexes all veterinary journals plus theses, dissertations, books, and more.
PubMed only indexes a subset of vet journals, about 90 out of 4,000 total indexed.
PubMed search for goats: 35,718
CAB ABSTRACTS search for goat* or caprine: 106, 752
goat* OR caprine retrieves more than just goat* and is an optimized search for this species
Goat information on the Web
University Extension programs provide quality information on goats for vets and goat owners
See boxes below for search tips and examples
For more information, ask Ann Viera, Veterinary Librarian email@example.com, or see the evidence-based veterinary medicine guide.
Always evaluate information from the Web, scientific journals, or elsewhere!
Examples of some high-quality Extension, University, or USDA resources and one company Web site: