National Academies Press eBooks


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Access Notes

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NAP offers titles in PDF format.  Almost all of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.  See About PDFs for more information on accessing the digital content.

There are a small number of reports that never had PDF files and, therefore, those reports are not available for download. In addition, part of the series, "Nutrient Requirements of Domestic Animals" are not to be available in PDF and future titles in this series will also not have PDFs associated with them.

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Content last reviewed: August 18, 2020