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History of Veterinary Medicine

This guide is the work of Emeritus Animal Health Librarian Vicki Croft. It provides tips and links to useful information on veterinary medical history.

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History Searching CAB Abstracts

Go to CAB Abstracts' Advanced Search screen.

Limit your search to the English language. (There are many references to non-English articles in CAB, particularly historical articles).

Online 1, change the drop down box from All Fields to Descriptor. Then enter the word history.

Online 2, enter search term(s) that describe you a disease, disorder, historical person or event (linked by AND or OR).

Optional: You may want to add a third line to include species terms, e.g. horses, dogs, cats, sheep.

Then Submit. If you see a View Full-Text button, click on it to view your article. If not (and you are searching in WSU),  use theFind It @ WSUbutton to locate your article.

History searching PubMed - HISTLINE - Search tips

If you are using the WSU system, use this link to access PubMed. It has links to articles in journals that WSU Libraries pays for.

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