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Animal Welfare & Veterinary Sciences: Books

Use this guide for resources, books and journal articles, and databases for animal welfare information and veterinary sciences.

UC San Diego Library Catalog

Search for books held by the UCSD Library (including e-books). You also search by title, author or subject, or use the full library catalog for more options.

Requesting Book Delivery to SIO

Use the Roger Request feature (link at the top of the screen) to request that books be delivered to SIO for you (remember to fill out the Waiver form), and select "SIO Campus" under the Choose a Pickup Location menu.

Note the book's availability. If it's checked out, and you use Request, the book will be recalled, and it will take several days, or over 1 week, to get a notice that the book has become available for you; or search Circuit or Melvyl to request from another library.

Searching for Books

In Roger, use animal* (with the *) to search on multiple terms, e.g. singular or plural: animal, animals, etc.  

Warning: use any broad truncated term (i.e. using the "*" wildcard) WITH your specific subject terms, because used alone in a search they will retrieve very general and large results.

For example: animal* treat*; veterinar* career*; extinct* species,  etc.

If you don't have an author or title, start with the keyword search.

Searching animal welfare is the same as animal and welfare, and will retrieve only records with both terms. Searching animal or veterinary will retrieve results with at least one term, giving you a larger set of results.

If you see >> Go to electronic version in the record, most of these are links to get to an e-book.

 

Beyond UCSD - More Catalogs

HathiTrust for Scripps Digital Collection

Use HathiTrust to browse & search over 111,190 items digitized from the former Scripps Library collection. This digitized collection in HathiTrust includes books, technical reports, & series in oceanography, earth & marine sciences, and atmospheric sciences fields, plus Scripps Institution of Oceanography publications. Use the search box below to search this collection in HathiTrust, and use your UCSD login to gain access to more full text content.