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Research Guides

Animal and Veterinary Science: Books

Accessing Ebooks

Ebooks can be accessed through our library catalog . For more information about Ebooks, including how to download them, please visit our ebook LibGuide.

Some ebook packages will require downloading Adobe Digital Editions (free computer download) or the Bluefire App (fire mobile phone app in the iTunes store or the Android Store). 

Floor Maps

To find library items

Take a look at our library floor maps

Search the Library Catalog

Tips for Searching the Library Catalog:

  • Choose the search scope by selecting either UI + Summit + Articles (all materials); UI + Summit (items owned by UI and member libraries); or UI Library Only (items owned only by the UI Library).   
  • Limiting your search: Start with a basic search and once you find a book that seems to be about your topic, you can use the format and/or other options located on the left to further narrow your search.
  • On the Advanced Search page, the year, language, and location (to name a few options) of items can be limited.
  • Subject headings can be a great way to narrow in on your topic.

Animal and Veterinary Science: Subject Structure

Want to browse the collection?  Books are located on the first floor in reference and the 2nd (T-Z), 3rd (H-S), and 4th (A-G) floors in the main stacks, organized by Library of Congress Classification system.


Call Number Areas to Browse

Description Call #
Agricultural economics HD1401
Rural sociology HT401-485
Genetics QH426-470
Reproduction QH471-489
Zoology QL
Physiology QP
Microbiology QR
Transmission of disease (including zoonoses) RA639-642
Agriculture S
Plant and crop science SB 
Animal science SF
Aquaculture SH
Environmental technology, including water supply,water pollution and water systems TD
Biotechnology TP248.13-248.65 

How do I Request a Book?

  1. Locate your book by searching our library catalog
  2. To view availability, click on Find it, and then Request (if the item is not available in our library). 
  3. Enter your user id and password.
  4. Verify that your request is complete and submit
  5. You will be notified when your book has arrived

How do I Use Interlibrary Loan?

  1. Locate the book you would like to request using the library catalog.
  2. If the book is not available, or checked, click on Find it, and then Request.
  3. Enter your user name and password.
  4. Verify book request to make sure all necessary fields are complete, and submit.
  5. A record of the request should appear on your account page.