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August 2015 Publications from CVM Authors

Tue, 2015-09-01 07:59

August 2015 Publications from CVM Authors
Take a look at the CVM author publications for August 2015 courtesy of the NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository.
CVM and other NCSU authors are specifically highlighted with their department affiliation and links to their other publications in the repository. To access the full text of any of these articles, click on “Find Text (NCSU Only)” link.
If you have questions or would like information about the repository or NCSU publications, please email libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu or call us at 919-513-6218.

Vet Med Library Reduced Hours Sept. 6 – Sept. 7 (Sun/Mon) for the Labor Day Holiday

Fri, 2015-08-28 09:00

The Veterinary Medicine Library has the following Labor Day Holiday Hours:

  • September 5 (Saturday): 11am – 7pm – Regular Hours
  • September 6 (Sunday): 1pm – 5pm
  • September 7 (Monday): 1pm – 8pm
  • September 8 (Tuesday): 7am – 11pm  - Regular Hours Resume

See https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/hours/hill/general for all NCSU Libraries Hours.

A/V Geeks at the Hunt Library – Pets! with Dr. Bernie Hansen, 10/23 at 6 pm

Fri, 2015-08-21 16:27

When: Friday, October 23, 2015, 6:00pm – 7:00pm Where:Hunt Library, 3rd floor, Commons Wall, 1070 Partners Way (Centennial Campus) We love our pets, but our understanding of what constitutes appropriate care for them – from diet, to exercise, to understanding behavior – has changed over time. NC State alumnus and A/V Geeks Founder Skip Elsheimer and Dr. Bernard Hansen, associate professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, will screen a variety of educational and archival films that were created to help people learn how to care for their pets.


NC State Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students: This event serves as a Cultural Awareness module. Please bring your competency books and Kristine Alpi, Director of the William R. Kenan, Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine can sign them for you.

Admission Information

Free and open to the public. Parking in the lots and deck is free after 5pm.

Contact Information Marian Fragola 919-513-3481 mgfragol@ncsu.edu

Public Talk: Using Technology to Measure Pain in Animals 10/28 7pm

Tue, 2015-08-18 08:06

When:  October 28, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:00pm Where: College of Veterinary Medicine; 1060 William Moore Drive, Main Administration Entrance, South Theatre

Evaluating pain in animals is no easy task, as they cannot tell us where or how much they are hurting. In this informative session, Dr. Duncan Lascelles, professor of small animal surgery and pain management at the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State, will discuss his pioneering research using accelerometers (similar to the wearable fitness trackers used by humans) to access information about movement patterns of domestic cats in their home environments. Lascelles will explain how he uses this data to inform his treatment decisions–from diet to medication–to help manage cats’ pain.

This session is geared toward anyone interested in how veterinarians are using leading-edge technologies, as well as pet owners who want to learn more about what researchers are discovering about chronic pain.

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.  Parking in the lots and deck is free after 5pm.

Other Information

This program is part of the NCSU Libraries Creativity and Technology Symposium (C.A.T.S.).

July 2015 Publications from CVM Authors

Thu, 2015-08-06 09:04

July 2015 Publications from CVM Authors
Take a look at the CVM author publications for July 2015 courtesy of the NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository.
CVM and other NCSU authors are specifically highlighted with their department affiliation and links to their other publications in the repository. To access the full text of any of these articles, click on “Find Text (NCSU Only)” link.
If you have questions or would like information about the repository or NCSU publications, please email libraryvetmed@ncsu.edu or call us at 919-513-6218.

Discuss Elephant Company with Dr. Loomis – Thursday, August 27 at Cameron Village Regional Library

Tue, 2015-08-04 09:03

Read Smart Book Discussion – Elephant Company by Vicki Croke
Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 p.m.

READ SMART is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Friends of the Library of North Carolina State University. All discussions are held at the Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605. For more information, please call 919-513-3481.

Dr. Mike Loomis, Chief Veterinarian at the North Carolina Zoo and adjunct associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, will lead a discussion on Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke.

Read the book: print | online | Kindle

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The Dog Days of Summer

Mon, 2015-08-03 09:00

The Dog Days of Summer are almost over, so NCSU Libraries’ Special Collections and Research Center would like to celebrate the end of all this heat with some hot dogs from our Rare and Unique Digital Collection!

If you would like to see more images from the Special Collections Research Center, please visit NCSU Libraries’ Rare and Unique Digital Collections, which provides access to thousands of images, video, audio recordings, and textual materials documenting NC State history and other topics.

Veterinary Student 2015 Artwork on Display

Fri, 2015-07-31 17:05

Visit the William Rand Kenan, Jr. Library of Veterinary Medicine to see the new artwork installed July 29, 2015. The Library entrance portholes feature reproductions of veterinary student artwork from the Spring 2015 Veterinary Illustration Selective VMC 991-29 taught by Dr. Michael K. Stoskopf, Professor of Aquatics, Wildlife, and Zoologic Medicine and of Molecular and Environmental Toxicology.

This was a one-week studio course taught at the CVM in April 2015 offering veterinary students the opportunity to hone their observation as well as their drawing and illustration skills with live observations at the Teaching Animal Unit and other locations. Students became familiar with basic drawing and pen and ink techniques with an emphasis on rendering from three dimensional objects, living animals, and photographs from books and journals in the Libraries’ collections.

Seven works highlighting a variety of drawing techniques were selected by a jury of faculty and librarian judges.

Top Row (Left to Right) [click below for detailed images]

Bottom Row (Left to Right)

These works and photos of additional drawings by all students in the course will soon appear on the eboard in the Library. Thank you to artists Kelsey Arrufat (Class of 2016), Amanda Flagg (Class of 2017) and Class of 2018: Megan Barbar, Haley Hegedus, and Katelyn McSpadden. The drawings were photographed and prepared for porthole display by Nathan Latil, Media & Design, College of Veterinary Medicine.

VML Closing at 6pm Mon 8/3 – Fri 8/7 (Intersession); VML hours 8/8 – 8/11

Wed, 2015-07-29 14:51

Veterinary Medicine Library operating hours are reduced during the University Semester Intersession:

August 3 – August 7  (Monday – Friday) : 7:30am – 6:00pm
August 8 – August 9 (Saturday – Sunday): 1:00pm – 5:00pm
August 10 (Monday): 7:30am – 6:00pm
August 11 (Tuesday): 7:30am – 9:00pm

Longer hours are available at the D.H. Hill Library and James B. Hunt Library–see www.lib.ncsu.edu/hours for all NCSU Libraries Hours.

Printers in Vet Med Library Copier Room replaced with single Color Follow Me printer

Mon, 2015-07-27 13:24

Dear CVM Community,

The color printer (A110-1 color) and B&W printer (A110-1) previously housed in the Vet Med Library copier room have been removed and replaced with a single color Follow Me printer. This printer uses the WolfPrint-Color queue and charges $0.25 per page impression. If you send black and white print jobs to this printer, it will still charge you the color printing rate. For black and white printing at the $0.06 per impression rate, send your job to the WolfPrint-BlackandWhite queue which you can pick up at the WolfPrint printer in the main reading room.

If you have questions about using the technology in the Veterinary Medicine Library, please ask for assistance at the Service Desk or call us at 919-513-6218.
Thank you for your patience with these changes.
Kris Alpi

WolfCopy Copier and Card Reader going away Friday 7/31

Mon, 2015-07-27 13:21

Dear CVM Community,

The WolfCopy photocopier will be removed from the Veterinary Medicine Library on Friday, July 31. There will be no more machines that can use WolfCopy copy cards. If you have a balance on your WolfCopy card, please use it by the end of the day Thursday or please contact WolfCopy (attn: Lisa Pittman).

Photocopying of materials up to 8.5×11 (copier room) and 8.5×14 (reading room) can be done on the FollowMe printers using value on your CampusID cards. For larger materials, please use free the overhead scanners in the Library copier room to make a digital copy, and then you can print that to the FollowMe printers.

If you have questions about using the technology in the Veterinary Medicine Library, please ask for assistance at the Service Desk. Thank you for your patience with these changes.
Kris Alpi