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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.

Template for Documenting Searches

Search Narrative Template

  • Date the search was performed:
  • Names of the databases searched
  • Publication year(s) covered:________ to _______
  • Search strategy used (terminology, how the terms were combined, what database features were used)
  • Other sources consulted
  • Results of search


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