Selected Resources

This set of resources is highlighted to aid individuals and organizations in quickly identifying further recommendations to mitigate the risk of animal rights extremism.

Animal Rights Extremism
Speaking of Research has a resource page discussing animal rights extremism and what to do to protect yourself if you are targeted.

Best Practices for Protecting Researchers and Research
The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has created a best practices document with strategies to pre-empt and react to AR extremism.

Crisis Management Guide
The National Association of Biomedical Research (NABR) has developed a detailed manual on crisis management preparation. Must be a NABR member to view.

Freedom of Information Act Polices
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) held a seminar discussing recommendations on responding to US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Institutional Care and Use Committee Guidebook
The NIH has a guide with recommendations for researchers to prepare for and manage crises.

Preparing for Animal Rights Extremist Activities at Your Institution
NIH OLAW produced a webinar on preparing for AR extremism.

Responding to FOIA Requests: Facts and Resources
FASEB, NABR, and the SfN co-developed a document providing best practices for responding to FOIA requests in the US.