Veterinary Technician:
Databases & Academic Journals


These databases and scholarly, peer-reviewed journals are available to all Ashworth Vet. Tech students. Use them to complete research projects, stay up-to-date on recent innovations, or learn more about issues in veterinary medicine.

Best Choices


Clinician’s Brief

  • Diagnostic and treatment information for small animal practitioners. Peer-reviewed articles, diagnostic and treatment algorithms, and capsules. Must make free account to access articles.


  • PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

ProQuest Central


Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA)

  • Published twice monthly, this peer-reviewed, general scientific journal provides reports of clinical research, feature
    articles and regular columns of interest to veterinarians in private and public practice. 

American Journal of Veterinary Research (AJVR)

  • The American Journal of Veterinary Research (AJVR) includes news of interest to veterinary researchers and peer-reviewed
    reports of applied research in veterinary medicine and associated biological sciences.

Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (JAALAS)

  • The Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (JAALAS) serves as an official communication vehicle
    for the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). The mission of the refereed section of the journal
    is to disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed information on animal biology, technology, facility operations, management,
    and compliance as relevant to the AALAS membership.

Full Alphabetical List

Acta Scientifiae Veterinariae
(Brazil; in Portuguese)

Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica

Acta Veterinaria Scaninavica. Supplmentum

Analecta Veterinary Journal / Revista Analecta Veterinaria (Universidad Nacional de La Plata)
(Argentina; in Spanish, English)

Animal Science Journal = Nihon Chikusan Gakkaiho

  • Free access: J-Stage 2002 to present

Animal Sheltering

Annual Review of Biomedical Sciences

Archives of Veterinary Science
(Brazil; in Portuguese, English)

Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria
(Chile; in English, Spanish)

Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinaria a Zootecnia / Brazilian Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)
(Brazil; in English, Portuguese)

Avian Pathology: Journal of the World Veterinary Poultry Association

Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine

Banfield Journal

BMC Veterinary Research

Biology of Reproduction

Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine
Bulgaria: in English, Bulgarian)

Bulletin de l’Academie Veterinaire de France

Canadian Journal of Animal Science

Canadian Journal of Comparative Medicine and Veterinary Science

Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research / Revue Canadienne de Recherche Veterinaire

Canadian Veterinary Journal / La Revue Veterinaire Canadienne

Comparative Medicine

DVM Newsmagazine

Experimental Animals (Japanese Association for Laboratory Animal Science)


Human & Veterinary Medicine : International Journal of the Bioflux Society

InVet: Investigacion Veterinaria
(Argentina : in Spanish, English)

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences
(Iraq; in English, Arabic)

Irish Veterinary Journal

Italian Journal of Animal Science

Japanese Journal of Fish Pathology

  • Free access: J-Stage 2006 to present

Japanese Journal of Veterinary Science

Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Journal of Applied Poultry Research

Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine

Journal of Equine Science

Journal of Experimental Medicine

Journal of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Yuzuncu Yi University)
(Turkey; in Turkish)

Journal of Reproduction and Fertility

Journal of Swine Health and Production

Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science: JAALAS

Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association

  • Free access: JAHVMA 1982 to 2008

Journal of the Goat Veterinary Society

Journal of Veterinary Medical Science (Japanese Society of Veterinary Science)

  • Free access: J-Stage 1997 to present

Journal of Veterinary Science (Suwon-si, Korea: Korean Society of Veterinary Science)

Journal of Wildlife Diseases

Laboratory Animals: International Journal of Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare

Learning and Behavior

OIE Bulletin

  • Free Access: OIE 2006 to present

Open Veterinary Science Journal

Pakistan Veterinary Journal

Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira
(Brazil ; in English, Portuguese)

Pig Journal: the Journal of the Pig Veterinary Society

Polish Journal of Veterinary Science

Poultry Science

The Professional Animal Scientist

REDVET: Revista Electronica de Veterinaria
(Spain; in Spanish, Portuguese, French, English)

Reproduction: the journal of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility

Revista Brasileira de Saude e Producao Animal
(Brazil; in English, Portuguese)

Revista Cientifica UDO Agricola
(Venezuela; in Spanish, Portuguese, English)

Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias
(Colombia; in Spanish, English)

Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
(Peru; in Spanish)

Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Central de Venezuela
(Venezuela; in Spanish)

Revista NVZ Cordoba
(Columbia; in Spanish, English)

Revista Veterinaria
(Argentina; in English, Spanish, Portuguese)

Revue de Medecine Veterinaire

Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science

  • Free access: SCJLAS 2000 to present

Slovenian Veterinary Research / Slovenski Veterinarski Zbornik

Small Ruminant Research

Today’s Veterinary Nurse

(Belgium; in English, French, Spanish, Dutch)

Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science
(Turkey; in English, Turkish)

UK Vet — Companion Animal

  • Free access (selected articles): UK Vet

UK Vet — Livestock

  • Free access (selected articles): UK Vet

Vector Bourne and Zoonotic Diseases

Vet Scan : Online Veterinary Journal

Veterinaria Italiana
(Italy; in English, Italian)

Veterinaria Mexico
(Mexico; in English, Spanish)

Veterinární Medicina : International Journal for Veterinary and Biomedical Science

Veterinary Economics

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine and Science

Veterinary Medicine International

Veterinary Pathology

Veterinary Practice News

  • Free access (selected articles): VPN

Veterinary Research

Veterinary Research Forum (VRF) (Urmia University, International Journal of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine)