Web Resources

NAVLE® information--from the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME). This section of the NBVME Web site includes application information, NAVLE FAQ's, practice questions, and more.

Board Exam Study Resources--compiled by the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Library. Includes links to many review materials.

American Association of Veterinary State Boards (ASVSB)--includes contact information for state licensing authorities.

Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). The Resource Library page includes parasitology review questions for the National Boards.

Review Resources in Library (links to NCSU Libraries' catalog records)

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NAVLE. P. Schenck. St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier. 2010. Book is organized into five sections: General Disciplines in Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal, Equine, Food Animal, and Exotics. Accompanying CD contains 1,600 quiz questions and a 360-question practice exam. Note: the book and accompanying CD-ROM have a 3-day loan period, which is not indicated in the catalog record.

Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NAVLE Interactive Exam Practice CD-ROM. P. Schenck. St. Louis, MO: Saunders/Elsevier. 2010. Includes more than 6,400 review questions and has a built-in scoring function. Test takers can review questions by topic/species or as a sample, time-limited test. Note: the CD-ROM has a 3-day loan period, which is not indicated in the catalog record.

Veterinary Board Exam Review Flash Cards. E. Côté et al., editors. [S.l.]: Veterinary Board Games. The 2008 set is volume 1 only. The 2010 set includes volumes 1 through 3--all 1800 cards. Note: the cards have a 3-day loan period, which is not indicated in the catalog record.

Swine Diseases for Boards, 1st ed. [United States]: Audible Achievements. 2006.

Veterinary Board Review [electronic resource]. P. Pratt and R. Stobaeus, editors. [St. Louis, Mo.]: Mosby. 2001.

Clinical Sciences (Mosby's Review Questions & Answers for Veterinary Boards), 2nd ed. P. Pratt, editor. St. Louis: Mosby. 1997.

Ancillary Topics (Mosby's Review Questions & Answers for Veterinary Boards), 2nd ed. P. Pratt, editor. St. Louis: Mosby. 1997.

Basic Sciences (Mosby's Review Questions & Answers for Veterinary Boards), 2nd ed. P. Pratt, editor. St. Louis: Mosby. 1997.

Review Questions & Answers for Veterinary Boards. P. Pratt, editor. Goleta, CA: American Veterinary Publications. 1993. 5 volumes.


Print Textbooks For Further Study (links to NCSU Libraries' catalog records). Based on VIN's list of "Recommended Textbooks for further study."

Guide to Bovine Clinics, 4th ed. C. Pasquini, S. Pasquini. Pilot Point, TX: Sudz Publishing. 2005.

Guide to Equine Clinics, 3rd ed. Volume 1. C. Pasquini, S. Pasquini. Pilot Point, TX: Sudz Publishing. 1998.

Guide to Equine Clinics. Volume 2 (Lameness), 2nd ed.; and Volume 3 (Lameness Diagnosis), 1st ed. C. Pasquini, S. Pasquini. Pilot Point, TX: Sudz Publishing. 1995-2005.

Tschauner's Guide to Small Animal Clinics, 2nd ed. C. Pasquini, S. Pasquini. Pilot Point, TX : Sudz Publishing. [2008], c1999.

Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook, 7th ed. D. Plumb. Stockholm, Wis.: PharmaVet; Ames, Iowa: Distributed by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011.
Previous editions are also available.

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, 5th ed. L. Tilley and F. Smith, editors. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. 2011.
Previous editions are also available.

Duncan & Prasse's Veterinary Laboratory Medicine: Clinical Pathology, 5th ed. K. Latimer, ed. Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell. 2011. Also available online.
Fourth edition is also available.

Large Animal Internal Medicine (National Veterinary Medical Series for Independent Study), 1st ed. T. Ogilvie. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins. 1998.

Small Animal Internal Medicine (National Veterinary Medical Series for Independent Study), 1st ed. D. Shaw and S. Ihle. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins. 1997.

Toxicology (National Veterinary Medical Series for Independent Study), 1st ed. G. Osweiler. Media, Pa.: Williams & Wilkins.1996.

Handbook of Pig Medicine, 1st ed. G. Jackson and P. Cockcroft. Edinburgh; New York: Saunders Elsevier. 2007. Also available online.

Online Reference Shelf

Definitions and Abbreviations of Veterinary Terms--from Washington State University

Merck Veterinary Manual--latest edition of this frequently updated resource

Veterinary Abbreviations & Acronyms Guide--from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Contact Veterinary Medicine Library Staff for support with exploring any of the resources mentioned above, or other questions you might have.