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Veterinary Sciences

Key databases for vet sciences

Bibliographic databases enable you to search for journal articles and other academic and scientific publications worldwide. They provide a more comprehensive search than Library Search, as they go beyond Library collections. These databases enable you to search for the primary literature i.e. the original research studies.

Also useful for vets

For wider searches of the Veterinary and related literature you might find these resources useful:

The Library provides members of the University with free access to a wide range of databases and digital resources:

Database guides from Bristol medical librarians

Database guides have been produced by the Medical Librarians at Bristol to help you learn how to search the key databases. These are available via Blackboard (UoB login required):

Training from Subject Librarians

Your Subject Librarian will provide a programme of lectures and training on library and information skills as part of your course, in consultation with your department or school.

If you need additional help with Library databases please email us:

Database guides from the publishers

How to read a paper

Literature reviews

Follow the link above to watch a 15 minute video explaining how to write a literature review, for those new to the process. Literature reviews can be stand-alone research or part of a larger project. They communicate the state of academic knowledge on a given topic, specifically detailing what is still unknown.