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Alternatives Searching: Literature Searching for Animal Research

What Next?

After reviewing the resources in this guide, you have learned strategies for creating effective searches, selecting the best databases to use, and evaluating and managing your search results. If you have further questions about how best to conduct your literature searches, please consult with a reference librarian. Happy researching!


This guide was adapted with permission from one created by Lisa Philpotts and KT Vaughan at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The original guide can be viewed here.

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Retrieved from the Duke University Medical Center & Library Archives Animals in Research research guide


All others images from Microsoft Clip Art.











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Christopher C. Brown
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University of Denver

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