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Veterinary Medicine/Veterinary Science

Veterinary Journals Indexed in PubMed

A list of the 106 veterinary journals currently indexed in PubMed is available from the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section of the Medical Library Association.

Veterinary Journals Indexed in PubMed is a LibGuide that lists the volume and date of indexing coverage for each journal. Links to table of contents are provided when available. 


PubMed(1940's-present): Includes citations, with summaries, to articles biomedical journals, including veterinary titles. Remember that for full-text access you need to use the WSU databases link to PubMed, sign in to SearchIT or sign-in to your NCBI account linked to WSU.

Veterinary Science is a subset of more than 4 million citations to articles dealing with animal health and medicine. To see how the veterinary subset is formulated, go to:

There are 3 ways to restrict searches to the veterinary subset:

  1.       Before you search, select Show additional filters > Subjects > Show > Customize > Veterinary Science > Show from the PubMed home page. This will add Veterinary Science to the list. Now you need to click on Veterinary Science to search the subset.
  2.       Or, While you are searching, append AND veterinary [sb] to the end of your search statement, e.g. diabetes AND veterinary [sb]. This will apply only to that search statement.
  3.       Or, to set up a permanent veterinary subset filter, sign in to MyNCBI (registration is free), go to the list of  Filters, and select Veterinary. At the same time, you might want to add other filters, such as English, Review, etc. Various evidence-based medicine terms are available, too.
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