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Veterinary & Animal Medicine

Database Description

AGRICALA (AGRICultural OnLine Access)


Agricultural research database created by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of the USDA. Provides citations to agricultural and allied disciplines.
ALTBIB Created by the National Library of Medicine. Provides access to PubMed/MEDLINE citations relevant to alternatives to the use of live vertebrates in biomedical research and testing.
Medline (Ovid) The Ovid search interface is used to search only MEDLINE records (citations that have been indexed with MeSH terms).
PubAg Released in 2015, full-text publications relevant to the agricultural sciences plus citations to peer-reviewed journal articles.
PubMed The search interface is used to search biomedical literature including MEDLINE (indexed with MeSH terms), plus life science journals, and online books not indexed in MEDLINE.
Scopus Bibliographic database containing peer-reviewed journals, books, and conference proceedings in the scientific, technical, medical, social sciences, and arts & humanities.


Resource Description
Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)  Established in 1986, part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Library (NAL). Mission provided in the 1985 amendments to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and " help the regulated community with employee training and to promote the humane care and use of animals by providing information on alternatives."
ALTWEB Alternatives to Animal Testing (Johns Hopkins)
3R Guide AWIC (Animal Welfare Information Center) and NORECOPA (Norwegian Reference Center)
NCA Netherlands Centre Alternatives to Animal Use