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Snowbound? Access Library Resources from Home

Off-campus access to library resources is easy! Start from a library page and enter your Username when requested (e.g., don’t go straight to pubmed.gov, but use our PubMed QuickLink to see all the MU information). You can also use VPN to get into electronic journals and books. More information.

Looking for an ebook in MERLIN? On the Advanced Search page, choose “ebook” from the Material Type box.

Sick and tired of studying?

Everybody who lives in Columbia or nearby can apply online for a free borrowers card from the Daniel Boone Regional Library to download ebooks and audiobooks to your iPhone, Kindle or other mobile device without ever setting foot in the library.

Stay safe and warm!

Did You Know…?

You can return books checked out at other campus libraries to the vet library? Return your books to us*, and we'll send them back to Ellis, HSL, Engineering, etc., for you.

You can also request that books from other libraries be sent to the vet library for pick-up. See how to request books.

*Exceptions: reserve items, recalled items, and journals should be returned directly to the owning library.

home Events and Exhibits, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest

Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest

Students, submit your history essays! Cash Prizes ($1200, $1000, $800, $500) and possible publication in Veterinary Heritage. Deadline: April 15, 2013

Because History has a lot to tell us about our profession and ourselves.

See the details from the American Veterinary Medical History Society

More Computers in the Library

Thanks to CVM-IT, we’ve got more computers in the library! There will be a total of 6 new machines — these computers are connected to the printers across the hall. So, students, you can use your Print Quota!


Now Online: JVDI

We now have online access to the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation! Online access goes back to the Jan 1999 issue and includes article in press.

JVDI Online


A chance to win $50 gift card!

The MU Libraries needs your help organizing its website.

Please take 10 to 20 minutes of your time to complete this fun activity: http://bit.ly/WG8rLl

Upon completion, your name will be entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift card to the MU Bookstore.

Thank you for taking the time to participate!

For further questions please contact:

Neeley Current
IE Lab Project Manager
University of Missouri

home Hours, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library New hours for Spring 2013

New hours for Spring 2013

Spring 2013 hours start Monday, January 7th. Please note that, due to low usage, we will be closed on Saturdays.

What might that mean for you? If you check out a reserve book after 3pm on Friday, it won’t be due until Sunday afternoon!

Spring 2013 Hours
Mon – Thurs: 7:30 am – 9:00 pm
Fri: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

MU Libraries Hours

home Resources and Services, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library Vet Clinics of North America: Now Online!

Vet Clinics of North America: Now Online!

Through the generous support of the Dean’s Office, the library now has online access to the Veterinary Clinics of North America from 2002 – present.

VCNA: Equine Practice

VCNA: Exotic Animal Practice

VCNA: Food Animal Practice

VCNA: Small Animal Practice

If you are in PubMed, Scopus, CAB, or any other library database, the FindIt@MU link will take you to the article.

Please note that there is a 5-user limit for each section. So…don’t everybody click on PDFs all at once.


ORCID has launched!

ORCID, Open Researcher and Contributor ID, is now live! ORCID is a unique identifier to distinguish YOU from other researchers with similar name. Link all of your work together (articles, datasets, etc.) — whether you were published as Truman Tiger or T Tiger.

Find out more: http://about.orcidid.com/

“ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-based effort to provide a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers.  ORCID is unique in its ability to reach across disciplines, research sectors, and national boundaries and its cooperation with other identifier systems.”

New Books!

Want to see what’s new in the library? Check out our (new) New Books List!

You’ll see new print books, new electronic books, and new “purchase on demand” titles.

What’s purchase on demand? Due to impending shortfalls in our collection budget, we are investigating new ways to ensure that the books we purchase are needed and used by our campus community.

In the MERLIN library catalog, you may run across some titles that say: “Request the library order this book.” You’ll be asked to login with your Username so we can notify you once the book has been purchased and is available. We expect that most books will arrive within 2-3 weeks.

We’ve also pre-loaded some electronic books into the MERLIN catalog. Click on the e-book and it will open instantly just like any other ebook. An official purchase will be made behind the scenes.