home Resources and Services, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library More Online Access to ScienceDirect Journals

More Online Access to ScienceDirect Journals

Happy New Year!

We’ve added many more years of “backfile” access to ScienceDirect veterinary journals.

You now have online access to:

Animal Feed Science and Technology (1976 – 1994; 1998 – present)
Animal Reproduction Science (1978-1994; 1998 – present)
Applied Animal Behaviour Science [formerly known as Applied Animal Ethology] (1974 – 1994; 1998 – present)
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (1978 – present)
Journal of Comparative Pathology [formerly known as Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics] (1888 – present)
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science (1981 – present)
Livestock Science [formerly known as Livestock Production Science] (1974 – present)
Preventive Veterinary Medicine (1982 – present)
Research in Veterinary Science (1991 – present)
Small Ruminant Research (1988 – present)
Theriogenology (1974 – present)
Tuberculosis [formerly known as Tubercle and Lung Disease and Tubercle] (1919 – present)
Vaccine (1983 – present)
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology (1979 – present)
The Veterinary Journal [formerly known as British Veterinary Journal] (1984 – present)
Veterinary Microbiology (1976 – present)
Veterinary Parasitology (1975 – present)

Previously, online access began in 1995 or 1998. Enjoy!

home Cycle of Success, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library Congratulations to Shelly McDavid!

Congratulations to Shelly McDavid!

Congrats to our very own Shelly McDavid!

Shelly, Library Information Assistant at Zalk Library, and Rebecca Graves, education librarian at the Health Sciences Library, have recently published two chapters, “Introduction to Learning Theory” and “Introduction to Instructional Techniques,”  in Curriculum-Based Library Instruction: From cultivating faculty relationships to assessment (Medical Library Association Book Series), 2014.

NIH Public Access Policy

Slides from the November 7th Fridays @ the Library session on the NIH Public Access Policy have been posted to the NIH Public Access guide!


Questions? Ask Kate.

NIH Public Access Policy (or…Zen & the Art of Public Access)
This session will provide an overview on complying with the NIH Public Access Policy. Learn how to find and use PMCIDs; submit articles to PubMed Central; and view and manage policy compliance with MyNCBI’s My Bibliography. Topics will also include a brief overview of Open Access journals and how they relate to funding agency policies.

Instructor: Kate Anderson, Head, Veterinary Medical Library

Date & Time: Friday, November 7th, 1 – 2 pm

Location: W235 Vet Med Bldg

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Managing & Sharing Your Research Data

PowerPoint slides and recording from the recent Fridays @ the Library session on Managing & Sharing Your Research Data are now available online!


home Resources and Services, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library Publishing in PNAS? Get a discount on the OA fee

Publishing in PNAS? Get a discount on the OA fee

MU corresponding authors are eligible for a $350 discount on the Open Access fee for PNAS. To make your article freely available immediately, the discounted fee is $1,000 instead of the regular $1,350. More information.

Note: all PNAS articles are freely available after 6 months.

MU Libraries Open Access Guide

Resources for VM-1s & VM-2s

Welcome and Welcome Back!

Check out the Zalk Library guide for your first two years: https://libraryguides.missouri.edu/vm1.

Here, you'll find the basics of how the library operates and information on the resources we have available for you.

And a friendly reminder that the library is often the only quiet space in the building. Respect your classmates' needs for a quiet study area…shhhhhh…

home Resources and Services, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library NEW! ClinicalKey to Replace MDConsult

NEW! ClinicalKey to Replace MDConsult

MDConsult is being phased out and is being replaced by a new product called ClinicalKey. ClinicalKey contains all of the MDConsult content plus much more: over 1,000 additional clinical e-books and over 20,000  videos. In addition, FirstConsult and Vitals, point-of-care information for medicine and surgery, are included. The transition from MDConsult to ClinicalKey is underway, and will be completed by September 2014. The library currently has trial access to ClinicalKey. 

Just some of the books of interest available in ClinicalKey:

  • Cellular and Molecular Immunology
  • Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology
  • Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics
  • Miller's Anesthesia
  • Rang and Dale's Pharmacology
  • Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease

NEW! SPORTDiscus with Full Text

The MU Libraries now subscribes to SPORTDiscus with Full Text !

SPORTDiscus is a full-text database covering sports and sports medicine journals, including equine sports. Subjects covered include biomechanics, drugs, exercise, kinesiology, movement science, nutrition, occupational health and therapy, physical fitness, physical therapy, rehabilitation, sports and exercise psychology, coaching and education and sports medicine.

SPORTDiscus also provides access to about 400 new journals in these subject areas, including highly requested titles such as:

ZPH Special Issue on Systematic Reviews

Check on the Zoonoses & Public Health Issue on Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis in Animal Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine !

See especially the article on searching the literature, written by Kate Anderson, Head of the Zalk Veterinary Medical Library (aka yours truly…):

O’Connor AM, Anderson KM, Goodell CK, Sargeant JM. Conducting systematic reviews of intervention questions I: Writing the review protocol, formulating the question and searching the literature. Zoonoses and Public Health 2014;61 Suppl 1:28-38 doi: 10.1111/zph.12125. PMID: 24905994.

home Resources and Services, Zalk Veterinary Medical Library More online access to Vaccine & Veterinary Parasitology

More online access to Vaccine & Veterinary Parasitology

We've recently added more "backfile" access to two ScienceDirect journals. You now have online access to Vaccine and to Veterinary Parasitology back to 1995 (previously, access was available back to 1998).