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Veterinary Medical Libraries in the 21st Century

Veterinary Medical Libraries in the 21st Century

The discipline of veterinary science encompasses a vast body of knowledge that is derived from basic and applied studies of biological processes and diseases in all animals except humans. Most of the work of veterinary scientists takes place in academic or government research settings. The delivery of a wide range of diverse animal health services to society is known as the profession of veterinary medicine. Veterinarians diagnose, treat and control animal diseases and injuries. They help prevent the outbreak and spread of animal diseases. They perform surgery on sick and injured animals and prescribe and administer medicines and vaccines. Some veterinarians inspect food, investigate disease outbreaks or work in laboratories as part of federal and state public health programs. Information... Show More


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