Use the links below to quickly navigate to information on a specific IACUC resource.
- American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
- American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
- Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
- AVMA Euthanasia Guidelines
- Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
- Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
- Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
- Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW)
- USDA/APHIS Animal Welfare Annual Report
- Veterans Affairs (VA)
- NIH - Animal Research and Care (ARAC) Animal Care Procedures
- NIH - What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals
- IACUC Standard Operating Procedures
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Mercer University has an Institutional Membership for this Association's website. Each individual interested in using the site will need to request a user name and password.
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) advances the humane care and responsible use of laboratory animals through certification of veterinary specialists, professional development, education, and research.
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Provides leadership in ensuring the health and care of animals and plants.
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
An internationally accepted primary reference on animal care and use.
Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
John Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing is a small, nonprofit center. As part of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, is dedicated to improving health for both people and animals through the development and use of reduction, refinement, and replacement alternatives in research, testing, and education.
OLAW (Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare)
Provides guidance and interpretation of the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, supports educational programs, and monitors compliance with the Policy by Assured institutions and PHS funding components to ensure the humane care and use of animals in PHS-supported research, testing, and training.
USDA/APHIS Animal Welfare Annual Report
Under the Animal Welfare Act, Research facilities are required yearly to file APHIS Form 7023 and Annual Report of Research Facility.
Veterans Affairs (VA)
Veterans Affairs (VA) provides professional and administrative guidance and support to VA field animal care and use programs.
NIH Office-Animal Research & Care (ARAC)-Animal Care Procedures
Survival Bleeding, Genotyping of Mice and Rats, Survival Rodent Surgery, Diet Control Facilities Management: Housing Multiple Species in Large Laboratory and Protective Clothing
NIH - What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals
Provides an investigator with an overview of NIH expectations and requirements when conducting research.