Quick Guide to WPRC
Following is a guide to informational Internet programs supported by
the Wisconsin Primate Research Center (WPRC) at the University
of Wisconsin - Madison. WPRC Internet programs are supported by grants
number RR00167 and RR15311, National Primate Centers Program, National Center for Research
Resources, the National Institutes of Health.
Primate Info Net (PIN)
FOCUS: An information resource for primatologists, with access to web sites
on research, conservation and education in the field of primatology,
including newsletters, audiovisual resources, veterinary resources,
etc. Connect to PIN at:
FOCUS: A freely-available, bibliographic database of over
200,000 citations to the nonhuman primate literature
from 1940 to present. Indexing for PrimateLit is provided
by the Primate Information Center, Washington
Primate Research Center.
Connect to the PrimateLit Database at:
FOCUS: An electronic discussion forum for NCRR primate centers, and other
research-based primate centers, laboratories, institutions and zoological
To apply, fill out the
Primate-Science application form at: http://www.primate.wisc.edu/pin/ps/pscientry.html
OR request an application form by sending a message containing "subscribe
primate-science" (without the quotes) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Directory of Primatology
FOCUS: Coverage includes detailed entries for major primate centers, laboratories,
educational programs, foundations, conservation agencies and sanctuaries,
a listing of field projects, and population management groups. Connect
to the International Directory of Primatology at:
World Directory of Primatologists
FOCUS: A convenient Internet source of contact information for people in
the field of primatology whose career interests involve or relate to primate
research, conservation, education or veterinary medicine.
Connect to the World Directory of Primatologists at:
FOCUS: An archival collection of primate-related videotapes, slides and
audiotapes which may be borrowed for research or educational purposes.
To see the catalog of available videotapes, view primate images, link to vocalizations, or find instructions
on how to borrow materials from the collection, link to: http://www.primate.wisc.edu/pin/av.html.
For more information about WPRC Audiovisual Services, contact Ray Hamel,
Special Collections Librarian, at email@example.com
FOCUS: An Internet reference service available to the public. To submit a
question, use the form at:
FOCUS: A free Internet job listing service of positions wanted and available
related to working with non-human primates. Connect at: http://www.primate.wisc.edu/pin/jobs
Careers in Primatology
FOCUS: A list of educational and employment-related resources for those
considering a career working with nonhuman primates. Connect at: http://www.primate.wisc.edu/pin/careers/index.html
FOCUS: A webcam feature of the Wisconsin PRC's Common Marmoset site which allows students in the classroom to observe marmoset behavior and learn about their natural history, care and management.
Connect at: http://www.primate.wisc.edu/pin/marmoset/
Primate Enrichment Forum
FOCUS: An email list designed to facilitate communication between professionals working at primate biomedical research facilities on the topic of environment enrichment for nonhuman primates.
Connect at: http://www.primate.wisc.edu/pin/pef/
For more information, contact the Primate Center Library by phone:
1-608-263-3512, Fax: 1-608-263-4031, or e-mail:
Page last modified:
November 14, 2002
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