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Lists of books for courses years 1-4, + other teaching and research support

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Why and How to Search for Evidence: articles

ACQUIRE: where to search for veterinary clinical information

Suggested list of databases / information services to search to acquire evidence to answer clinical questions that arise in practice.

Tips:

  • Develop a list of databases to search based on your practice focus, access to databases, and experience searching for evidence.
  • If your go-to database has a subscription fee, include that in your employment contract negotiations.

Web search and evaluation tips

Search Tip:  Use  Advanced search in Google and limit to .edu or .gov or .org domains when searching the Web for this case to filter for higher quality information than what is found on .com sites.

Sample search:  Click here for a sample search for keywords [ferret care] limited to .edu domains.

Always evaluate information whether from the Web or a scientific journal!

SOAP in Exotic Animal Medicine article

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Books for Frieda the Ferret Case

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More books: List of Books for ABLE/Problem Based Learning Cases

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Jeanine Williamson jwilliamson@utk.edu  |   Veterinary Librarian (interim)

Jeffrey Hines         |      jhines@utk.edu  |  Evening Supervisor

Primary contacts for veterinary medicine @ Pendergrass Library

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