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Tips, information and resources to help you with your studies.
Textbooks are useful introduction to a topic, they will give you an overview of the subject.
Reading Lists are a good starting point, you will find reading lists for each module on Moodle.
Edited books bring together expert knowledge from a range of different people. These books have detailed information on a subject and can add depth to your research into a topic.
Electronic books (ebooks)
Electronic books can be read online via your PC, laptop or mobile device.
Advantages of using ebooks:
They are available 24/7
You can access them on and off campus
You can search within the full-text for your topic
No library overdue fines
We have a large number of ebooks available to you which you can find either by searching the catalogue or by logging in directly to one of our ebook collections.
Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry by Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry is a practical reference for assessing, handling, and treating small exotic animals in the veterinary clinic. Covering common species such as mice, hamsters, rabbits, and ferrets, the book focuses on nursing care, giving veterinary staff the information they need to work with these less-common patients. With information on basic anatomy, preventative care, and common diseases, Exotic Small Mammal Care and Husbandry provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of caring for small exotic mammals and communicating with owners.
Publication Date: 2010
Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology by Prepare for veterinary technician credentialing examinations and clinical practice with Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology, 4th Edition. Reorganized and updated with the latest advances in the field, this comprehensive text helps you develop strong critical thinking and independent work skills. It includes expanded coverage of complementary medicine, critical care, pet health insurance, and toxicology. More than 80 step-by-step procedures throughout the text emphasize your roles and responsibilities for all AVMA-required psychomotor techniques. Plus, dozens of summary tables and boxes make it easy to find key information. Updated companion site with varying questions provide you with additional modes of study. Step-by-step procedures help you learn the essential skills required to become a successful veterinary technician. Summary tables and boxes condense key information to make complex material easier to understand. Clinical discussion of the role of the technician allows you to focus on your responsibilities in every aspect of practice. NEW! Expanded coverage of complementary medicine, critical care, pet health insurance, and toxicology reflect advances in veterinary technology. NEW! Review questions throughout text help you to understand and retain core concepts.
Publication Date: 2016
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