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Animal Welfare & Laboratory Animal Alternatives (IACUC Searches)

Conducting literature searches required by the Animal Welfare Act and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Identifying ways to reduce pain or distress in laboratory animals.

Recommended Databases

The Animal Welfare Information Center recommends conducting each search in at least 2 databases.

If you want to search multiple databases at the same time, we recommend:

  • Web of Science platform.  Click on "All Databases" to get access to Web of Science, Medline, and Biosis Previews; or
  • Embase, which encompasses the Embase and Medline databases.
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