Available Until 11/11/2027

Using Alt-Bib: What, Why and How

For more information or to schedule this course, contact: Molly Knapp, molly.knapp@utah.edu.

This 1 hour webinar explores the discovery features of ALTBIB: Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing. ALTBIB is a portal from NLM’s Specialized Information Services. Recommended for librarians supporting IACUCs and toxicity research.

Site URL: https://nnlm.gov/classes/using-altbib-what-why-and-how

Learning Objectives
1.Recognize ALTBIB as a resource to search for animal alternatives

2.Explain where ALTBIB originated from

3.Identify the legal precedence for conducting animal alternatives searches in the context of research

4.Explain what ALTBIB can and cannot do in the context of animal alternative

0-0:05 Introductions & poll 
0:05 – 0:15 ALTBIB overview 
0:15 – 0:20 Demo ALTBIB search features & hedges
0:20-0:35 HANDS-ON Practice – Ask participants to use ALTBIB to search for something & check back in 5 minutes 
0:35 – 0:45 Share answers and reactions to using ALTBIB 
0:45 – 0:50 Poll/shared response – how do you see yourself using this tool? 
0:50-1:00 Conclusion / questions

MLA CE Credits: 1