Alternatives Databases

From Guinea Pig to Computer Mouse (book; printed version available from InterNICHE).

Contains around 500 alternatives categorised by discipline, field, and medium.

NORINA Database

Over 3,500 audiovisual aids that may be used as alternatives or supplements to the use of animals in teaching and training.

Alternatives Libraries

InterNICHE Alternatives Loan Systems

One global Loan System, with satellite libraries around the world.


The International Network for Humane Education campaigns for humane teaching methods internationally. Their Studies Database provides citations and abstracts for over 750 studies primarily focused on educational animal use and alternatives. It is searchable by discipline, author and keyword. Their humane education email list provides updates about the use of animals and alternatives in education internationally, and allows connections with campaigners around the world.