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The Animal and Veterinary Information Specialist Caucus encourages cooperation among veterinary medical and animal health librarians and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas between veterinary medical and animal health information specialists.

Member Benefits

AVIS members have access to the caucus forum and member directory.

Public Resources

  • Access the "Veterinary Medical and Related Libraries" international directory; primary libraries represented are academic (university and/or branch) libraries serving colleges that grant D.V.M. or equivalent degrees.
  • Free download! Learn about PubMed MEDLINE, an excellent free source of journal article citations and abstracts for veterinarians and others seeking information on veterinary medicine, laboratory animal medicine, and related animal health topics.
  • Free download! Get information about a Cornell University tool that provides clinical diagnostic support for veterinarians and others interested in animal health through a filtered, expert-compiled information database for clinical decision making.

AVIS Leaders

Erik Davis Fausak
UC Davis
Chair; Community Council Alternate
Suzanne Fricke, AHIP
Washington State University
Chair-elect; Program Chair
Erin RB Eldermire
Cornell University Library
Immediate Past Chair, Community Council Representative; Nominating Committee Chair
Sadie Skeels
Colorado State University
Erin E Kerby
University of Illinois
Community Manager
Andrea C. Kepsel, AHIP
Michigan State University
Delegate, Education Domain Hub
Hannah F. Norton, AHIP
University of Florida
Delegate, Professionalism and Leadership Domain Hub