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Literature Searches for Animal Testing Alternatives

For help completing IACUC protocol applications.

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Matt Hayward, the UTSA Libraries' STEM Librarian, is available to provide literature search consultations. Such consultations may range from providing help via email with developing search strategies and performing searches in databases to which you may not have access to individual consultations and group workshops to demonstrate 3Rs alternatives searching.

For help with your literature search, please use the Request for Literature Search Assistance form to ensures that we have enough background information on your research before contacting you for more information.  Particularly helpful information to note includes:

  • Species used
  • Chemical(s) and/or drug(s) used
  • Biological system(s) being studied
  • Disease(s) and/or condition(s) being studied
  • A brief description of the research protocol