Databases Available at Purdue include:
developed by the National Agricultural Library, covers agricultural literature including animal care and welfare topics for laboratory animals, zoo animals, and livestock including; animal care and handling, humane treatment, animal rights, alternative to animal testing and laws and regulations. It is also a good resource for toxicology information especially pertaining to agricultural chemicals. [Coverage: 1970 to date].
covers the life sciences literature and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and is essential to the researcher working with animals. Use the concept codes field to retrieve two broad subject areas: testing and nonanimal. [Coverage: 1926 to date]
provides comprehensive coverage of research in agriculture, biology, veterinary medicine and related fields. As the premier index to the world's veterinary literature, it is an excellent resource for researchers working with animals [Coverage: 1910 to date].
available with Compendex as part of Engineering Village 2, is a comprehensive database for physics, computing, and electrical engineering, and an excellent place to look for applications of artificial intelligence, robotics, computer simulation, neural networks, and cellular biophysics to studies that normally use animal models. [Coverage: 1898 to date]
International Pharmaceutical Abstracts [IPA]
provides clinical, practical, theoretical, economic, and scientific information on the development and use of drugs and the profession of pharmaceutical practice including the testing of drug and cosmetics in animals. [Coverage: 1970 to date]
PubMed [also known as MEDLINE]
developed by the
provides comprehensive access to psychological research including the use of animals for studies on behavior, brain development, cognition, and other areas of research. [Coverage: 1806 to date].
provides access to Chemical Abstracts, a good source for animal testing of the effects of chemicals (drugs, agrochemicals, cosmetic ingredients, industrial solvents, etc.). Chemicals can be searched by name, structure, CAS registry number, and molecular formula. [Coverage: 1907 to date].
Web of Science
provide good cross coverage of the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities as well as the options of doing author and cited reference searching [Coverage: 1900 to date for Science Citation Index portion of database].
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