College of Veterinary Medicine Library

Veterinary Medicine Library today

It has been a common knowledge in the field of librarianship that an academic library is a library that is attached to a higher education institution and serves two primary complementary purposes, one is to support the curriculum of the university, and the other is to support the research function of the university’s administration, faculty and staff, students and other researchers in the academic community.

Relatively, the main goal of the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) of the is to produce graduates possessing competence in the practice of general veterinary medicine who could assist in the treatment, control and prevention of animal diseases, which in turn a contributing factor for nation-building and national development in the near future.

Meanwhile, the College of Veterinary Medicine Library which is also considered as a specialized library, was established in support of the goals and objectives of the college, more specifically, the research and informational needs of its clientele. The CVM library which is under the University Learning Resource Center has been a significant partner of the college in the pursuit of attaining academic excellence. The CVM library provided strong and valuable support as the college engaged in various accreditation activities under Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACUP), International Organization Standardization (ISO) certification and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and technical Panel of Veterinary Education. It actively caters the needs of the faculty and staff of the college and students under the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine.

Library Services Offered

1. Reference and Information ServicesThe CVM library provides reference materials both print and non-print to the users, references such as books under general information sources for the printed materials and globes, maps, Compact discs and slides for the non-print materials.

2. Circulation ServicesThe library provides the lending, returning, renewal of the library materials being borrowed by the clienteles during all hours of library operation. Service desks are also available to answer questions and help the CVM library clientele to locate books and other library materials as well.

3. Periodical Services Assistance were provided for the CVM library clienteles in locating journal, magazine and newspaper titles in the collection.

4. Selective Dissemination of InformationSelective dissemination of information or SDI represents an essential value-added service in the CVM library because it helps users to be informed about the latest literature on topics of specified interest.

Library Collections The CVM library houses collections of professional books with varying subjects under veterinary medicine which includes veterinary embryology, veterinary histology, veterinary medicine, Helminthology, anatomy, microbiology, clinical pathology, veterinary manual, bacteriology, small and large animals, medical physiology, microscopy  among others. The library has also a wide collections of veterinary professional journals which consistently used by the library users in the conduct of their research work activities. Thesis produced by the undergraduate students in different batches were also a part of the valuable collections of the library. Electronic resources and databases under the field were also made available for utilization by the library users. Ariel P. Arrogante

Acquisition List of the CVM Library

July-September 2019: 3rd Quarter

Professional Books

TitleAuthorPlace of PublicationDateNo. of CopiesCategory
Laboratory Manual in Veterinary Embryology   De Ocampo, G.DUPLB, Publication, Manila20171REFERENCE
Comparative Veterinary Histology with Clinical CorrelationsAughey, E. & Frye, F.L.Ames, IOWA, State University20171REFERENCE
Veterinary Diagnostic UltrasoundNyland, T.G. & Matton, J.S.Philadelphia, W.B Saunders Company2016 1REFERENCE
Atlas of Human Histology   Farrow, GreenLewis, Missouri, Mosby Year Book Inc.20171REFERENCE
Diagnostic Radiology of the Dog and Cat   Kelly, John K.Philadelphia, W.B Saunders Company20171REFERENCE
101 Cataclysms For the Love of Cats Hale, RacheleBulfinch Press: New York20151REFERENCE
The Cockatiel Rach, JulieSimon & Schuster Macmillan Company20151REFERENCE
The Comprehensive Guide to Equine Veterinary Medicine Crabbe, BarbSterling Publishing Company Inc.20161REFERENCE
Veterinary Histology Tutorial Programs for College of Veterinary MedicineZamora, C.S.College Of Veterinary Medicine, Washington D.C.2017 1REFERENCE
Veterinary Helminthology  Kassai, TiberButterworth Heinemann, Linacre House Oxford20161REFERENCE
Atlas of Topographical Anatomy of Domestic Animals Popesko, P. W.B. Saunders20161REFERENCE

Acquisition List of the CVM Library

Journals

TITLEVOL.ISSUEYEARNO. of COPIES
Animal husbandry & agricultural journal37520031
Exceptional veterinary team3120111
BAR Research and Development Digest / Official publication of the Bureau of Agricultural Research-Department of Agriculture82220061
International forum on ticks and tick-borne diseases191019971
IDEM Research journal4120031
Hospital practice supplement25519901
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Banfield Journal Achieving Success in Practice/ Preventive dental care through the life stages8120121
Leader in Technology, nutrition, marketing Feed International:High-rise slip form concrete feed mill construction23220021
Expressions : AcuuPrimeᵀᵐ Taq. Clean PCR, hot-start accuracy. Cycle after cycle8620011

Library Equipments