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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Acland's Video Atlas of Human Anatomy is a realistic, yet simple, fresh-tissue, video-based anatomy that can be used when dissections/cadaver labs are not available for students. The Video Atlas provides an appreciation of the real human body and a direct understanding of the mechanics of body movement. provides interactive full body 3D anatomy images available through Primal Pictures. also includes interactive quizzes on all regions of the body. The latest platform includes an easier search feature, mobile-compatibility, and their Embeddable Viewer, which makes it easy to share content in Learning Management Systems. – Newly updated to HTML5, 3D Dentistry provides interactive head and neck anatomy with a focus on the mouth. Oral and nasal cavities dentition, nerves, sinuses, and cross section illustrations are available. – 3D Leg, Ankle, and Foot has been newly updated to HTML5 and provides interactive lower limb anatomy. It also includes dissections of the foot and ankle.
Vetlexicon is the world's largest online clinical reference source and provides a series of comprehensive, peer-reviewed digital encyclopaedias, delivering instant and structured point of care information for the treatment of dogs, cats, rabbits, exotics, horses and cattle, wherever and whenever you need it. Trial ends 12/31/2020.

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