The Stimson Library at the US Army Medical Center of Excellence has literature searching assistance available. We can help you create and run literature searches for alternatives. Contact us @ at 210-221-6900 to ask for assistance or to discuss your information needs.
The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) outreach services also include literature searching assistance. AWIC information specialists are available to help you or will perform literature searches on a cost recovery basis. You may contact them at http://awic.nal.usda.gov/contactus
ALTBIB provides access to animal alternatives news sources, such as the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM). The portal has an extensive collection of links to key organizations providing information on alternatives to animal testing. ALTBIB also offers access to ICCVAM’s “International Acceptance of Alternative Methods, 1998-2012” and “U.S. and International Milestones in Alternative Test Method Development and Evaluations.”
Altweb, the Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site, was created to serve as a gateway to alternatives news, information, and resources on the Internet and beyond. Altweb now is the U.S. home of the journal ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, which is the official publication of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).
The Current Research Information System (CRIS) provides documentation and reporting for ongoing agricultural, food science, human nutrition, and forestry research, education and extension activities for the United States Department of Agriculture; with a focus on the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) grant programs.
ICRP aims to improve access to information about cancer research being conducted and enables cancer organizations to maximize the impact of their independent efforts, for the benefit of researchers and cancer patients worldwide.
Provides information on over 3800 audiovisual aids and other alternatives such as computer programs to the use of animals or animal products in teaching, at all levels from junior [elementary] school to university.
These databases were created in August 2000 and are updated frequently, They are freely accessible and disseminate information on all aspects of species-appropriate housing and species-appropriate handling of animals in research laboratories. One database deals with nonhuman primates, and the other with rodents, rabbits, cats, dogs, ferrets, farm animals, horses, birds, fishes, amphibians and reptile
The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools provides access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH supported research.