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FYOS 1001 - Our Pets in Our Modern Society: Home

This guide is intended for students in Dr. Ward's First Year Odyssey Seminar.


To use our GALILEO databases, e-journals, and e-books from off-campus and some UGA wireless networks, you'll be prompted to log in with your MyID and password. Your MyID is your UGAMail address minus the ""

Forgot your MyID and/or password?

Don't have a UGA MyID? Visit or contact Access Services to find out if you are eligible to have a library account created for you:

phone: 706.542.3256


Scholarly Resources for Veterinary Research

Multi-Search - Search over ninety GALILEO databases plus the GIL@UGA Libraries Catalog to find full-text articles, books and more.

Academic Search Complete - Articles from some peer-reviewed journals as well as monographs, reports, conference proceedings, and other sources.

PubMed - Index to articles in the health sciences.

Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior - An authoritative reference containing in-depth introductory articles, illustrations, interactive cross-referenced links, and numerous suggested readings. 

Merck Veterinary Manual - Reference manual on all aspects of animal health care.

Citation Management

Here are a couple of resources for quick formatting of citations:

It is important to understand how to cite in a paper, but it's even more important to learn how to manage citations.  This includes:

  • storing citations from all of your research
  • adding notes, comments, or tags to your citation
  • being able to sort, search, and retrieve your citations when needed
  • using your citations with word processing programs to format according to style rules

Does citation managment sound useful? UGA Libraries provides two free options.

EndNote -- available at:


RefWorks -- available at

Some Differences
  • RefWorks is a Web-based, fully online resource.
    • You will download the Write and Cite file to all RefWorks to work with your word processor.
    • Any updates will be made by RefWorks and do not require downloading.
    • Your references "live" online. You can access them from any computer as long as it it has a working Internet connection.
  • EndNote is a client-based resource with a companion website for sharing and back-up (up to 10,000 citations).
    • You download the EndNote program to your machine.
    • You must download any updates or patches.
    • Your citations "live" on your computer. You can work with them even if you don't have Internet access.

You are not restricted to one or the other. If you wish, you may use both. Please ask your librarian, if you have any questions about the two programs.