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Veterinary Medicine: VIN

VIN -- Tips

Free for Auburn University veterinary students and faculty. Request access from VIN.

Spend time exploring VIN. It is much more than an article database.

VIN -- Overview

Veterinary Information Network (VIN) covers veterinary medicine and was created for, and developed by, veterinarians. The searchable discussion boards are a valuable tool for clinical medicine. DVM students are given free access while in veterinary school (as are veterinary faculty and staff). View a ten minute video to learn more about VIN.

Why search VIN?

What you need to know to use VIN


The "Three Concept Approach" often gives good results -- Enter a term for each of the following:

  • Species
  • Disease or condition
  • Another aspect ... such as diagnosis, treatment, etiology, surgery, pathology, immunology, genetics, drug name, etc.

dogs AND diabetes AND diagnosis