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Alternative Resources

  • AGRICOLA - The National Agricultural Library (NAL) catalog
  • ALTWEB - Global Clearinghouse for Information on Alternatives to Animal Testing
  • AWIC - Animal Welfare Information Center
  • CCSAW - Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare, University of Guelph
  • CAAT - Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Digital Frog Software - Digital Frog International, Inc.
  • Environmental Enrichment for Primates - Annotated database on environmental enrichment.
  • ECVAM - European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods
  • FRAME - Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
  • ICCVAM - Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods
  • IIVS - Institute for In Vitro Sciences. Dedicated to the advancement of alternative testing methods.
  • InterNICHE Alternatives Loan System (based in Europe). List of training media and devices to shift the emphasis away from using animals in teaching.
  • Invitroderm - Alternatives to Skin Irritation Testing in Animals
  • Isogenic Info   - Information on reducing numbers of animals used in research through better model selection and better experimental design
  • Lab Animal Refinement Database - Database on refinement of housing and handling conditions and environmental enrichment for animals kept in laboratories, sponsored by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI).
  • Model Organisms for Biomedical Research - Mammalian and non-mammalian; Funding Opportunities sponsored by National Institutes of Health.
  • NC3Rs - National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research
  • NLM - National Library of Medicine
  • NORINA - Norwegian Inventory of Audiovisuals - a comprehensive collection of information on audiovisual aids and other alternatives to the use of animals in teaching.  
  • Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science & Alternatives - Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
  • PubMed - Free MEDLINE search; National Library of Medicine
  • SynDaver Labs™ - Synthetic Human Tissues and Body Parts
  • TSAR - Tracking System for Alternative test methods Review, Validation and Approval in the Context of EU Regulations on Chemicals
  • UCCAA - UC Davis Center for Animal Alternatives - Disseminates information concerning models, computer programs, and other animal alternatives in education.

Medical & Scientific Organizations

  • ASR  - Academy of Surgical Research
  • AALAS - American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
  • ACLAM - American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • ACLAD - American Committee on Laboratory Animal Diseases 
  • AMA - American Medical Association
  • ASLAP - American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
  • ASM - American Society of Mammalogists
  • AVMA - American Veterinary Medical Association
  • AWI - Animal Welfare Institute
  • AAALAC International - Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International
  • AG - Association for Gnotobiotics
  • ANZCCART - Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching
  • BIRDNET - The Ornithological information source
  • CALAS - Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science
  • ICLAS - International Council for Laboratory Animal Science
  • ILAR - Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
  • IATA - International Air Transport Association
  • LAMA - Laboratory Animal Management Association
  • LASA - Laboratory Animal Science Association (UK)
  • LAWTE - Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange
  • NAS - National Academy of Sciences
  • PRIM&R - Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
  • Scand-LAS - Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science
  • SCAW - Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
  • UFAW - Universities Federation for Animal Welfare
  • Virtual Mouse Necropsy - Web-based interactive mouse necropsy site.
  • ZFIN - Zebrafish Information Network

Advocacy Groups for Research

  • AMP - Americans for Medical Progress
  • CBRA - California Biomedical Research Association
  • CSBR - California Society for Biomedical Research
  • FBR - Foundation for Biomedical Research
  • iiFAR - Incurably Ill for Animal Research
  • MISMR - Michigan Society for Medical Research
  • MSMR - Massachusetts Society for Medical Research
  • NABR - National Association for Biomedical Research
  • OSERA - Ohio Scientific Education and Research Association
  • PSBR - Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research
  • TSBR - Texas Society for Biomedical Research