Publications and Resources Available from OLAW

Additional training and resources can be found on the NIH Office of Animal Care and Use (OACU) website and the AALAS Learning Library. These resources were not developed by OLAW, but may be useful to IACUCs, animal care staff, and investigators.
PHS Policy on Humane and Use of Laboratory Animals, 2015
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals: Eighth Edition, Copyright 2011, NAS
  • Hard copy (available from NAP)
  • PDF (1.2 MB)
ARENA/OLAW IACUC Guidebook, Second Edition 2002
What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals, NIH Pub No. 16-6009
Guidelines for the Care and Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, Copyright 2003, NAS
  • Hard copy (available from NAP)
  • PDF (5.6 MB)
Resource Book for the Design of Animal Exercise Protocols, Copyright 2006, APS
  • Hard copy (available from APS)
  • PDF (545 KB)
Enrichment for Nonhuman Primates

Series of Six Booklets

Baboons, NIH Pub No. 05-5745

Capuchins, NIH Pub No. 05-5746

Chimpanzees, NIH Pub No. 05-5748

Macaques, NIH Pub No. 05-5744

Marmosets and Tamarins, NIH Pub No. 05-5747

Squirrel Monkeys, NIH Pub No. 05-5749

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