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Veterinary Science

Resources in Veterinary Science including printed resources, and electronic resources such as databases, journals and websites

Searching the Internet

There are various internet search services that can help you find veterinary information on the web.

Google Scholar - for searching scholarly literature including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.

Remember that all internet resources need to be evaluated to ensure they are reliable and authoratative sources.


North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE)

The NAVLE is a requirement for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in all licensing jurisdictions in North America.

The site includes sample multiple choice questions.

Other useful publications/resources include 

Navle secrets study guide : your key to exam success : Navle test review for the North American Veterinary licensing examination 2017

North American Veterinary Licensing Examination® : flashcard study system

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NAVLE by Patricia Schenck 2010,

 Saunders comprehensive review for the NAVLE interactive exam practice CD-ROM by Patricia  Schenck 2009, and

 Mosby's Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Boards

Organisations and Associations

Additional Websites

Some additional websites relevant to Veterinary Science:

Veterinary Conferences


VetAgenda - a database of veterinary conferences, congresses and courses throughout the world.


International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) - conference proceedings available online. Includes World Buiatrics Congress Proceedings 2004 on, and American Association of Equine Practitioners Proceedings 1997 on. Look under Library for proceedings after login. Need to register on IVIS.

Legal Information

Australian Legal Information Institute - free internet access to Australian legal materials including federal and state legislation, subject databases and an index to Australian law on the Internet.

Federal Register of Legislation - Provides access to Commonwealth Bills and Acts and other Legislation.

Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents  - Provides access to Victorian Parliamentary documents for the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council.

General Veterinary Resources