The following resources may be useful to you as you prepare your research proposal.
Note for all Ball State researchers conducting animal-based research: Effective January 1, 2012, NIH requires that all Assured institutions conducting animal research be in accordance with the standards set forth in Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th Ed. All researchers must make sure that their protocols and their animal care and use programs are in accordance with the Guide.
American Veterinary Medical AssociationAVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition
American Society of MammalogistsThe Guidelines of the American Society of Mammalogists for the Use of Wild Mammals in Research
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals - 8th EditionOffice of Laboratory Animal Welfare Animal Welfare Act
Ornithological CouncilThe Ornithological Council: Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research Society for the Study of Amphibians and ReptilesU.S. Department of AgricultureAgricultural Research Service National Agricultural Library - Animal Welfare Information CenterCenter for Disease Control and PreventionBiosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL) - 5th Edition
OSHA Lab SafetyGuidelines for Working With Small Animals
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