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Collection Development Policy Statement: Veterinary Medicine

Levels of collection importance in the sub fields of veterinary medicine

Levels of Collecting Intensity

Using WLN/OCLC Conspectus

Levels:

  1. Out-of-scope, not collected
  2. Minimal information level
  3. Basic information level
  4. Study or instructional support level
  5. Research level
  6. Comprehensive level

Please note that where the entire category was deemed to be collected at the same level of intensity, that category was collapsed to only display its highest-level categorization. Within a category, individual call numbers collected at a different level than the overall category are pulled out as needed.

Call # Ranges

Subject

Level

Note

SF 600-1100

Veterinary Medicine

4

 

SF 604.5-724

History and Conditions

4

 

SF 740

Veterinary Public Health

4

 

SF 761-768

Veterinary Anatomy & Physiology

4

 

SF 769

Veterinary Pathology

4

 

SF 771-779

Diagnosis & Teaching

4

 

SF 780.2-780.9

Veterinary Microbiology

4

See also QR49

SF 781-809

Communicable, Microbial, Parasitical Diseases

4

 

SF 810

Predatory Animals

4

See QL758

SF 811-910

Veterinary Medicine by Organ or System

4

 

SF 911-914

Veterinary Surgery

4

 

SF 915-919

Veterinary Pharmacology

4

 

SF 925

Veterinary Physical Medicine

4

 

SF 951-959

Diseases of Horses

4

 

SF 961-967

Diseases of Cattle

4

 

SF 968-969

Diseases of Sheep & Goats

4

 

SF 971-977

Diseases of Swine

4

 

SF 981-992

Diseases of Pets

4

 

SF 994-996

Diseases of Birds, Zoo Animals, Laboratory Animals

4

 

SF 997

Diseases of Wild Animals, Fur-bearing Animals, Reptiles

4

 

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