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Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Library and other info sources for Vet & Animal Science students, staff and faculty.


Collections of websites

MEDLINE®/PubMed® Veterinary Science search
From the National Library of Medicine's website - links to other useful sites.

UMass Amherst - Department of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

There are many rich webpages on your own department's site. Here are a few highlights - Check it out!

VASci homepage

Faculty Research Interests - areas your professors are investigating

Professional Societies & Organizations

Check out how your prospective professions present themselves to the world - sites often have job listings and other information for people in the field. Many have special membership for students.

US Government sources

USDA Animal Health - links to Dept of Agriculture pages, including:

USDA Animal Welfare Information Center -
"mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition."

NIH - National Institutes of Health - a wealth of info on many science areas: e.g.

NIAID - National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases - Understanding the Immune System

Health and Research Topics - A-Z listing of research areas on the NIAID website

Other useful links

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