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Animal Welfare & Laboratory Animal Alternatives (IACUC Searches): Databases

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. Support for UW IACUC protocols

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

Database Searching Tutorials & Guides