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IACUC: The 3Rs and the Literature Search

What Next?

After reviewing the resources in this guide, you have learned strategies for creating effective searches, selecting the best databases to use, and evaluating and managing your search results. If you have further questions about how best to conduct your literature searches, please consult with a librarian. Happy researching!


Many thanks to Kathleen Gregory at the University of Denver, who graciously allowed me to use her Alternatives Searching LibGuide as a template for this resource.

Image Credits

Boolean search visual


Retrieved from the Duke University Medical Center & Library Archives Animals in Research research guide


All others images from Microsoft Clip Art.