The Tufts libraries have over one million books, journals, maps, movies, images, music and other materials in their collections; and the collections are growing. Use JumboSearch, the Tufts Library Catalog, to find full-text links, descriptions and other information. Use the facets on the left to limit the results to electronic books. Some books may be restricted to the Tufts University community.


Vet-Library has over 1,400 veterinary-related and animal science digital books that can be downloaded (PDFs). Login information is available in the library catalog.

John A. Seaverns Equine Collection

The John A. Seaverns Equine collection consists of 6,806 books, journals, maps, photographs, music and other materials. A digitized selection of the John A. Seaverns Equine Collection is available in the Internet Archive and includes 1,467 books published prior to 1923. More information about the collection can be found on the John A. Seaverns Equine Collection wiki.

Hathi Trust Digital Library

HathiTrust is a repository with over 10 million volumes including content digitized via the Google Books project, Internet Archive, and by local libraries. Public domain content is full-text; non-public domain content (post-1923) is for full-text searching only. Tufts University is a member of the Hathi Trust Digital Library. To login, choose Tufts University and login using your Tufts username and password.


The International Veterinary Information Service (IVIS) provides access to electronic books through the IVIS Library. IVIS is a free non-profit organization. Registration is required, but is free. Books include conference proceedings, handbooks, guides and textbooks.


The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) provides access to electronic books through the VIN Library. Registration is required, but is free for veterinary students, interns, residents and academic faculty.

University of Georgia

University of Georgia - Educational Resources has created a collection of 33 interactive veterinary iBooks. The iBooks are available as free downloads to anyone with an iPad, iPhone or Mac laptop.

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