Best Practices for Conducting a Search for Alternatives and Finding Animal Model/Model Organism Information

Audience: The program is tailored to IACUC staff, IACUC members, IOs, veterinarians, investigators, compliance personnel, animal care staff, and others involved in animal programs.


  • Joelle Mornini, MLS, National Institutes of Health Library
  • Jessie Kull, MS, Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC), USDA National Agricultural Library

Topic: In this webinar,panelists discuss how to find 3Rs methods (replacement, reduction, and refinement) and animal use alternative information in bibliographic databases. Participants will also learn how to find journal articles, patents, NIH-funded research projects, and genetic information related to animal models and model organisms, as well as requirements and resources for the NIH Model Organism Sharing Policy.

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