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The PrimateLit database provides bibliographic access to the scientific literature on nonhuman primates for the research and educational communities. Subject areas include: behavior, colony management, ecology, reproduction, field studies, disease models, veterinary science, psychology, physiology, pharmacology, evolution, taxonomy, developmental and molecular biology, genetics and zoogeography.

Current Primate References (CPR) is a subset of PrimateLit, covering the current six months of the primatological literature. This electronic version of CPR replaces the former print publication of the same name.


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Dates covered


Updating frequency

Twice a month.


Includes all publication categories: articles, books, abstracts, technical reports, dissertations, book chapters, etc.

Type of coverage

Indexing, with some linked abstracts and some linked full text.

Print counterpart or
related resources

Current Primate References

Producer/content provider

Collaborative project of the Wisconsin and Washington Primate Research Centers

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Wisconsin Primate Research Center

Core Subject(s)

Supplementary Subject(s)