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A resource guide for ULAM faculty, fellows and residents to veterinary medicine resources at MLibrary

ACLAM Certification Exam Resources

ACLAM 2015 Certification Exam Resource List

Journals available through M Library

Comparative Medicine

Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal

E-books available through M Library

 Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals. American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, second edition, eds. Richard Fish, Peggy Danneman, Marilyn Brown, and Alicia Karas. Academic Press, 2008.

The Mouse in Biomedical Research, 2nd editioneds James G Fox, Muriel T Davisson, Fred W Quimby, Stephen W Barthold, Christian E Newcomer, Abigail L Smith. Elsevier, 2006. 

The Laboratory Rat, second edition, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine . eds. Suckow, Weisbroth and Franklin. Elsevier, 2006.

Laboratory Animal Medicinethird edition, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, eds. Anderson, Otto, Pritchett-Corning, Whary, Fox. Academic Press 2015. **Note - ACLAM certification lists 2nd edition, MLibrary's electronic version is the 3rd edition. Obtain our paper copy of the 2nd edition here**

Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 3rd edition. Percy, DH, Barthold, SW. Blackwell Publishing, 2007.

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster and Miscellaneous Rodents, eds. Sukow, Stevens and Wilson. Elsevier, 2012.

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Biology and Management, 2nd edition, eds. Christian Abee, Keith Mansfield, Suzette Tardiff, and Timothy Morris, Elsevier, 2012.

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Diseases, 2nd edition, eds. Christian Abee, Keith Mansfield, Suzette Tardiff, and Timothy Morris, Elsevier, 2012

​Regulatory/guidance documents

Animal Care Policies. Found at United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) website, currently located at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/policy.php

Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C., Sections 2131-2159. Animal Welfare Regulations, 9 CFR Chapter 1, Subchapter A, Parts 1-4. Most current version can be found at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/awa.shtml

AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia, 2013 (Formerly the Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia). PDF version can found on the AVMA website at http://www.avma.org/issues/animal_welfare/euthanasia.pdf

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health. The 5th edition (December 2009) can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/biosafety/publications/bmbl5/

Good Laboratory Practice Standards, 7 U.S.C., 21 CFR (Food and Drugs), Part 58 (Good Laboratory Practice for Nonclinical Studies). 

Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, 3rd edition 2010, Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS).

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th edition. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 2011. (note: download free pdf)

Guidelines for the Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavior Research, 2003, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. (note: download free pdf)

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council. National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1997. (note:download free pdf)

Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, National Institutes of Health, 2015. (note: exam list references 2002 edition)

OLAW Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook- 2nd Edition 2002