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Books in the Library
Below are examples of books you can borrow or read online via the Library, find more by browsing our catalog.
Altweb from Johns Hopkins
Global clearinghouse for information on alternatives to animal testing
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)
Advances responsible laboratory animal care & use to benefit people and animals.
Animal Drugs at the FDA
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Animal Welfare Institute
The Animal Welfare Institute is a non-profit organization founded to reduce the pain inflicted on animals including improving the housing and handling of animals used for experimentation and pushing for the development of animal research alternatives.
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care
AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.
AWIC Research Animal Site (USDA)
From the Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC), this site provides resources regarding laboratory animals used in biomedical research including legislation, publications, training, meetings, and organizations.
Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME)
Supports efforts to reduce the numbers of animals used through better science and better experimental design, and to refine procedures so that the suffering of any animals necessarily used is minimised.
IACUC Training and Learning Consortium
IACUC.ORG is an information resource for members and staff of institutional animal care and use committees
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR)
ILAR's mission is to evaluate and disseminate information on issues related to the scientific, technological, and ethical use of animals and related biological resources in research, testing, and education.
John Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) has worked to find new methods to replace the use of laboratory animals in experiments, reduce the number of animals tested, and refine necessary tests to eliminate pain and distress.
National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction of Animals in Research
The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research provides a UK focus for the promotion, development and implementation of the 3Rs in animal research and testing.
Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science & Alternatives
The Centre provides information on laboratory animal science and alternatives to the use of animals in research, teaching and school dissection classes.
Office for Laboratory Animal Welfare (NIH)
The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) provides guidance and interpretation of the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.