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New Veterinary Nurses

The RCVS Knowledge Library & Information Service offers a range of services and resources to assist you with your work as a Registered Veterinary Nurse.

Joining the Library gets you:

  • Access to hundreds of full-text veterinary and scientific journals. Click here to search our electronic resources on Discovery, and then click on Browse Journals in the top navigation to view an A-Z list of popular journals
  • Access to the leading veterinary science databases
  • Discounts on a full range of Library services including literature searches, subject alerts, and supplying copies of articles
  • Dedicated support from our team of veterinary information specialists
Library membership is subsidised for RVNs, meaning you get all this for just £50 per year!


The Library & Information Service also offers a number of other provisions to members and non-members, including: 

  • Free literature searching workshops with our specialists
  • Free journal watch service inFOCUS - sign up here to receive bi-monthly emails containing summaries of the most important recently published research
  • In the Spotlight - articles and other sources of information on  'spotlighted' topics
  • Subject alerts - quarterly updates on a range of subjects

Email [email protected] if you want to find out more about joining the Library.