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National Agricultural Library’s Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) and Animal Welfare in the Legislation

Title: National Agricultural Library’s Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) and Animal Welfare in the Legislation

Speakers:

  • Jessie Kull, Animal Welfare Information Center Coordinator, USDA’s Animal Welfare Information Center at the National Agricultural Library
  • Erika Edwards, Technical Information Specialist, USDA’s Animal Welfare Information Center at the National Agricultural Library

Description:

    Join the USDA’s Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) team from the National Agricultural Library as they review the history of animal welfare in legislation, details of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), and the 3Rs Alternatives concept (refinement, reduction, and replacement of animals used in research).

    The specific topics this webinar covers are:

    • History of Animal Welfare in the legislation.
    • The Animal Welfare Act and its Amendments.
    • Introduction to AWIC and our products and services.
    • Define the 3Rs of Alternatives and why they matter.

Duration: 56 minutes

Date Recorded: 6/23/2021

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