Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare - Useful Links

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Alternatives

ALTBIB, Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing

ALTWEB Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , Alternatives to Animal Testing - Refinement, Reduction and Replacement

Animal Use Alternative Thesaurus, National Agricultural Library, USDA

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (CAAT), Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health

Center for Animal Alternatives Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , University of California at Davis

Information Resources for Adjuvants and Antibody Production: Comparisons and Alternative Technologies 1990-1997, Animal Welfare Information Center, USDA  

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)

NICEATM and ICCVAM Test Method Evaluations

Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives

TSAR Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , Tracking System for Alternative Test Methods Review, Validation and Approval, European Commission

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Databases

AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access), USDA

PUBMED, National Library of Medicine

TOXNET, National Library of Medicine

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Ethics

Animal Ethics Infolink Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , Australia

Guidelines for the Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , APA

Information Resources for Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees 1985-1999: Ethics, USDA

NASA Principles for the Ethical Care and Use of Animals

National Health and Medical Research Council Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (NHMRC), Australia

NIH Bioethics Resources on the Web: Research Ethics, Laboratory Animal Care and Use

On Being a Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , 1995, NAP

The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , W.M.S. Russell and R.L. Burch, 1959, Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health

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Government

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), USDA

Animal Care, APHIS, USDA 

Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC), National Agricultural Library, USDA

Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Office of Animal Care and Use (OACU), NIH  

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Laws, Regulations & Policies

Animal Care Policy Manual, APHIS, USDA

Animal Welfare Act

Animal Welfare Regulations (9CFR Chapter 1)

Compliance with the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)

Health Research Extension Act of 1985, Public Law 99-158 "Animals in Research"

NASA Principles for the Ethical Care and Use of Animals

NIH Revitalization Act of 1993, Public Law 103-43, "Plan for Use of Animals in Research" (PDF - 22 KB)

OSHA Standards on Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention

OSHA Standards on Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training 

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Organizations

Academy of Surgical Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (ASR)

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (AALAS)

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (ACLAM)

American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (ASLAP)

American Society of Mammalogists Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (ASM)

American Veterinary Medical Association Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (AVMA)

Americans for Medical Progress Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (AMP)

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (AAALAC International)

Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (ANZCCART)

Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (CALAS)

Canadian Council on Animal Care Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (CCAC)

Federation of Animal Science Societies Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (FASS)

Foundation for Biomedical Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (FBR)

IACUC Administrators Association Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (IAA)

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (ILAR), National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences

Laboratory Animal Management Association Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (LAMA)

National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (NC3Rs)

Ornithological Council Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer (OC)

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (PRIM&R)

Scientists Center for Animal Welfare Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (SCAW)

States United for Biomedical Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (SUBR)

Understanding Animal Research Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (UFAW)  

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Publications & Reports

General

Animal Facilities

Biosafety

Education

Euthanasia

Journals and Books

Occupational Health and Safety

Pain and Distress

Research Related

Species Specific

Veterinary Care

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Resources

Comparison of Federal Requirements and Policies (PDF - 57 KB)

Disaster Planning and Response Resources, OLAW

Disaster Response, NIH

IACUC.ORG Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

International Veterinary Information Service Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (IVIS)

Link Animal Models to Human Disease Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (LAMHDI)

Model Organisms for Biomedical Research, NIH

NETVET Veterinary Resources Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , Washington University

Enrichment and Social Housing, OLAW

Primate Enrichment Forum Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Primate Info Net Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Primate Portal Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Statistical Calculations Resource Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Timeline of Laws Related to Animal Subjects, NIH

Zebrafish International Resource Center Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (ZIRC)

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Training & Education

AALAS Learning Library Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

Assessing the Health and Welfare of Laboratory Animals Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (AHWLA), Newcastle University

Certificate in Laboratory Animal Medicine Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , University of Guelph

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (CITI)

The Experimental Fish Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , University of Prince Edward Island

How to Write an Application Involving Research Animals, NIH

Institutional Animal User Training Program Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer , CCAC

Laboratory Animal Training Association Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (LATA)

Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  (LAWTE)

PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Tutorial, OLAW

Training in Survival Rodent Surgery (Part I Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer  | Part II Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer ), IVIS

Videos

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