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PubMed Plus is the premier database indexing biomedical journal articles. PubMed also includes basic citations and abstracts for articles before the records are fully indexed for MEDLINE. The "Plus" refers to the embedded PennText links to Penn's full-text journal subscriptions. The database widely covers biomedical, nursing, dental and veterinary medicine, public health and related fields.

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A citation database that includes literature from all fields of study, from science to the humanities. WOS attempts to include the highest impact journals in a field of study.

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A citation database that includes literature from all fields of study, from science to the humanities.  In addition to journals, the database selectively includes books and conference proceedings.

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A digital resource for accessing up-to-date veterinary drug information. Plumb's is searchable by drug name, class name, or alias.

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Suite of databases providing fulltext drug and substance data.

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Searches BSAVA publications, including manuals, the Formulary, Companion magazine, and other resources, which together provide a comprehensive dataset of small animal clinical practice. Intended for veterinary professionals and students. Search results, abstracts, and free content available to all; some resources restricted to BSAVA members or purchasers of individual manuals.

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Choose multiple databases to search simultaneously and deduplicate results.

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AGRICOLA indexes over 2,000 serial titles as well as books, conference proceedings, reports, government documents, theses, patents, software, and audiovisual content. Topics covered: agriculture, animal science, biology, biotechnology, botany, breeding, conservation, dairy science, ecology, entomology, feed science, food and nutrition, physiology, hydrology and zoology.

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Database providing the most extensive international coverage of veterinary medicine, as well as agriculture, forestry and related bio-science fields, including: human health; human nutrition; animal health; and resource management and conservation. Indexes serial titles, books, monographs, technical reports, proceedings, patents, bibliographies, translated journals and published theses.

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Ovid MEDLINE(R) and Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process, In-Data-Review & Other Non-Indexed Citations and Daily: PubMed equivalent. The premier database indexing journal articles in the biomedical sciences and in the areas of allied health, biological and physical sciences, veterinary and dental medicine, nursing, and other fields as they relate to medicine and health care, communication disorders, population biology, and reproductive biology.

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Clinical reference source that provides structured point of care information for the treatment of dogs, cats, rabbits, exotics and horses. It is a series of peer-reviewed, comprehensive digital encyclopedias with the widest choice of evidence based information currently available combined with over 700 owner factsheets across the service.

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