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New Bolton Center Large Animal Block Veterinary Library Resources: Home

Library Information

The veterinary library at New Bolton Center is accessible to Penn Vet staff and students 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday, with part-time staffing. Members of the Penn Vet community can arrange for swipe card access during other hours by contacting Patty Antes at (610) 925-6320 or


The Philadelphia Veterinary Library staff are available to offer assistance at, 215-898-8895.

Print Books and Course Reserves

Many of our resources are available in an electronic format. We have worked with your instructors to provide online access to as many recommended reading materials as possible. Use the Canvas link, Course Materials@Penn Libraries, to see your Course Reserves materials (for more information see the graphic at right)

To request scans of material not available electronically, use our Request Digital Delivery service.

Print books can be checked out using Pickup@Penn or Books by Mail. To learn how to use these services see our guides: Pickup@Penn and Books by Mail. Users must register their addresses prior to submitting requests.

The readings recommended by your instructor are available at the Course Materials@Penn Libraries link in Canvas


  • Click on "View Item" to go directly to an electronic resource. Sign in with your Penn credentials if prompted. 

  • Click on "Show Details" to see the library location for print material.

  • Create a Hot List with library items from all courses. Check the Hot List box and then choose "Add checked items to Hot List". 

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