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General Database Information

3R Guide-Norecopa

In collaboration with the Animal Welfare Information Center at the US Department of Agriculture in Beltsville, USA has produced a database which provides an overview of guidelines, databases, journals, email lists, regulations and policies which may help researchers to implement the 3Rs when planning research that may involve animals. The database is called 3R Guide.

The aim of 3R Guide is to provide a 'one-stop shop' for researchers who need to gain an overview of available 3R resources.

Topic: Search tools and databases

EURL ECVAM

The EURL ECVAM DataBase service on ALternative Methods (DB-ALM).

Topic: Alternative methods, Information on drugs and diseases

NORINA (A Norwegian Inventory of Alternatives)

NORINA is an English-language database containing information on over 3,500 audiovisual aids that may be used as alternatives or supplements to the use of animals in education and training, including dissection alternatives, at all levels from Junior School to University.  The information in the database has been collected from 1991 onwards.

Topic: Alternative methods, Search tools and databases

ECVAM QSAR Model Inventory

EURL ECVAM QSAR Model Inventory of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Topic: Alternative methods

Classic Audiovisual Database-Norina

The Classic AVs database complements NORINA by providing information on audiovisual products produced some years ago, using technology which has been surpassed by modern digital techniques. We offer this collection for those who wish to continue to use classic technology.

Topic: Search tools and databases

European Consensus-Platform for Alternatives (ECOPA)
Topic: Alternative methods

EU 3Rs databases

EU 3Rs databases-The protection and welfare of animals is an area covered by a wide range of EU legislation. This includes the protection of wildlife, zoo animals, farm animals, animals in transport and animals used for scientific purposes. Animal studies, whether for the development or production of new medicines, for physiological studies, for studying environmental effects or for the testing of chemicals or new food additives, has to be carried out in compliance with EU legislation. 

Topic: Search tools and databases

NC3Rs Experimental Design Assistant

Welcome to the Experimental Design Assistant, a free resource from the NC3Rs to support researchers in the planning of animal experiments - ensuring robust study design and reliable and reproducible findings.

The EDA consists of a web application and a supporting website; benefits include:
•The ability to build a stepwise visual representation of your experiment
•Feedback and advice on your experimental plan 
•Dedicated support for randomisation, blinding and sample size calculation
•Practical information to improve knowledge of experimental design
•Improved transparency of your experimental design, allowing you to share and discuss your plan with colleagues and collaborators

Topic: Search tools and databases

Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME)
Topic: Alternative methods

UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre

 Find Human tissue samples online using the UKCRC Tissue Directory.

Topic: Search tools and databases

3Rs Searches and Microsite-Canadian

This section of the Three Rs microsite provides useful links and information to help visitors easily find a wide range of resources.

Topic: Search tools and databases

Alternatives-NIH-USA-ICCVAM
Topic: Alternative methods

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