Searching for information on the web is easy but finding reliable and relevant information is a much harder task.
This page gives you a flavour of the various websites, institutions, charities and organisations available. Browse through the tabs and links below to see what's on the web to support your topic area.
There is a lot of information out there! The following tabs have a selection of useful websites categorised into subject areas.
Simple reviews of current best evidence to answer specific clinical questions in veterinary medicine. Produced by the Centre for Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nottingham, UK.
This online tutorial introduces the concepts of Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine (EBVM), and aims to give you a foundation from which you can start to apply EBVM to your own veterinary work.
IVIS (International Veterinary Information Service) - access to online book chapters, journals and conference proceedings (registration required)
Designed to help veterinary clinicians, researchers, librarians and others build a well-structured and focused clinical question that interactively searches the biomedical literature.
VetCompass (The Veterinary Companion Animal Surveillance System)
A key journal for evidence-based veterinary medicine (EBVM), published by RCVS Knowledge in London. Contains Knowledge Summaries for a range of clinical questions.
FAO: The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
Copy and paste URL: http://www.fao.org/home/en/
International Farm Management Association
Copy and paste URL: http://ifmaonline.org/
The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences https://www.bases.org.uk/
Department of Health and Social Care https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care
NICE (National Institute for Health & Care Excellence) https://www.nice.org.uk/
UK Health statistics https://www.ons.gov.uk/
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Reference materials include encyclopaedias, dictionaries, directories, indexes, etc. These items are valuable if you wish to locate specific information or when you are starting to search for material on a chosen topic.
Here are a few examples of online material:
A conference is an event arranged by an organisation, society or institution where academics and researchers can present and discuss their work and is an important way to exchange and disseminate information. A conference paper is the text or presentation given at a conference. A collection of conference papers can be referred to as conference proceedings.
Have a look at the following websites where you can search for conferences by subject area, date, venue and destination. You can also sign up to receive alerts and free email updates of events matching your interests.
Copy and paste URL: http://www.allconferences.com/