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By: David Provost

The Veterinary Medicine Library has the following hours over the Winter Holiday break :

Thursday & Friday, December 15-16 7:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, December 17-18 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday – Friday, December 19-23 7:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday, Dec 24 – Monday, Jan 2 CLOSED
Tuesday – Friday, January 3-6 7:30am – 6:00pm
Saturday, January 7 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Additional hours are available at the D.H. Hill Library and James B. Hunt Library – go to NCSU Libraries’ Libraries & Hours page for details.

By: David Provost

By: David Provost

A child walks between two bookshelvesReserve lists for DVM courses will be copied from each course’s online syllabus published as of Wednesday, December 7. Required (and optional) texts and library reserve titles will be entered in Reserves Direct, the Libraries’ online reserve management system.

If you need to put materials on reserve at the Veterinary Medicine Library for other courses meeting on this campus, please give us a reserve list (or email it as an attachment to by Wednesday, December 7.  In addition to your name and course name/number, provide complete citations (title, author, & edition) for titles desired.

All personal materials (both books and media) listed on the syllabus or reserve lists should also be brought to the Library by Wednesday, December 7.

If you need to put materials on reserve at any of the other NCSU Libraries for courses that meet on the other campuses, visit

For information on VML reserves services and the online reserve management system, see Course Reserves on our website. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact Dave Provost at or 919-513-6408.

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By: David Provost

Raptor medicine, surgery and rehabilitation
Scott, David E., 1966- author.

By: Kris Alpi

We recognize Stories Your History Book Never Told for Native American Heritage Month. The Veterinary Medicine Library thanks DVM student Jessica Loyd for compiling a display of NCSU Libraries books from the readings recommended by the First Nations Development Institute. Please consider reading one of these as you recover from finals. They will remain on display until December 10, 2016.

1. Horse Nations
2. Rivers of Blood, Rivers of Gold
3. Guns, Germs and Steel
4. The Only Land I Know
5. Exiled in the Land of the Free
6. Tellico Archeology: 12,000 years of Native American History
7. Native American History: A Chronology of the Vast Achievements of a Culture and their Links to World Events
8. The Legacy of Mesoamerica: History and Culture of a Native American Civilization

For the complete list, visit
Many of the other books on the list are available from the NCSU Libraries but currently checked out or on order. Please let us know if there are books you would like to see in our collections.

By: David Provost

Animals and criminal justice
Cusack, Carmen M., author.

By: David Provost

Biopsy interpretation of the bladder
Epstein, Jonathan I., author.

Nov 06 2016

Finals Week

By: David Provost

A cat in front of a computer says, "Finals? Don't Worry, I got this."As the CVM heads into Final Examinations week, the Veterinary Medicine Library would like to remind you of the resources we have available to help you study effectively and efficiently.

In addition to your textbooks and other readings, the Veterinary Medicine Library offers:

  • Quiet study spaces for individuals and small groups
  • Earplugs
  • Headphones
  • White noise machine
We are open extended hours beginning on Sunday, November 13, and don’t forget that both the D. H. Hill Library and the James B. Hunt Jr Library are open 24 hours a day during the week. In addition, the CVM has a 24-hour computer lab open in Room TC1551. Check the NCSU Libraries website for full details about hours at the Veterinary Medicine Library and our other branches.

VML Finals/Thanksgiving Hours
Sun Nov 13 11:00am – midnight
Mon-Wed Nov 14-16 7:00am – midnight
Thu-Fri Nov 17-18 6:00am – midnight
Sat Nov 19 6:00am – 7:00pm
Sun Nov 20 10:00am – midnight
Mon-Tue Nov 21-22 6:00am – midnight
Wed Nov 23 6:00am – 6:00pm
Thu-Fri Nov 24-25 CLOSED
Sat-Sun Nov 26-27 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Happy studying, and best of luck!

Nov 02 2016


By: David Provost

A photo from above of the Veterinary Medicine Library reading area.

VMLfie? A photo from above of the Veterinary Medicine Library reading area.

While the newest addition to the Veterinary Medicine Library’s growing Tech Lending program is a Selfie Stick, we also offer a number of more academically oriented devices, from video adapters and digital voice recorders to iPads and laptops. You can see our  list of VML Tech Lending items here, and check out the full Tech Lending menu available at the NCSU Libraries. Many items can be sent to VML from the D. H. Hill Library and the James B. Hunt Jr. Library for you to check out.

By: David Provost

Diseases of the goat
Matthews, John G., author.