"Past Seven Years of journal articles in print prior to January 1 of the year of the examination.Date of e-publication is irrelevant. Example: for the 2014 ABVO Exam, the hard copypublication dates covered on the exam range from January 1, 2007-October 31, 2013.
"(Note: Review of basic science and human clinical journals should be limited to those articles dealing with situations or diseases directly applicable to veterinary ophthalmology (i.e. where a common domestic animal is used as an animal model). Review of human clinical conditions or basic science articles unrelated to veterinary ophthalmology is not necessary for exam preparation.)"