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Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library

Veterinary Library Services for Alumni and Practicing Veterinarians

Access to Cornell Library Collections

On-site access is welcomed during open hours. Borrowing privileges are available for Cornell contract college libraries.


Ask a Veterinary Librarian

A veterinary reference Librarian can quickly guide you in the direction of veterinary information sources or provide help in utilizing the Cornell University Library.


Information Sources for Veterinarians

This guide is intended to help alumni and other practicing veterinarians find and obtain journal articles, books, and conference proceedings in veterinary medicine as well as keep up-to-date with the published literature.


Free Web-based Resources

The Veterinary Library offers a selected list of free Internet resources providing quality-animal-health-related information.



VetAccess is a fee-based customized research and document delivery service that provides rapid and easy access to information contained in the Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library.


RefWorks [Alumni only]

RefWorks offers Cornell alumni an Internet-based means of managing bibliographic citations.


New Books Added

This is an easy way to find out what new books and other materials have been added to the Cornell Veterinary Library’s collection.


Honor with Books

Consider honoring a favorite pet, client, or other person with a specially plated book added to the Veterinary Library’s collection.


Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library Society

Friends and supporters are cordially invited to join the Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library Society.



Whether you’re an alumnus, faculty member or an individual or organization with records related to New York State veterinary history, consider contributing your records to ensure access to the rich history of Cornell’s contributions to veterinary medicine.