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Web of Science

Journal articles, conference proceedings, patents, and more in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Coverage dates: 1864 - present


Scholarly journals from first issue to 3-5 years ago, plus scholarly ebooks. Multiple subjects, especially strong in arts and sciences. Coverage dates: 1800 - present

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SocINDEX with Full Text

Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in anthropology, criminal justice, social work, and sociology. Coverage dates: 1895 - present

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PsycInfo (APA PsycInfo)

Scholarly journals, ebooks, videos, technical reports, and dissertations covering all aspects of global behavioural and social sciences research. Coverage dates: 1887 – present

Recommended Books

Critical Terms for Animal Studies

Provides a framework for thinking about animals as subjects of their own experiences, and serves as a touchstone to help us think differently about our conceptions of what it means to be human. Pub date: 2018

The Oxford Handbook of Animal Studies

Topics include: Animals in the Landscape of Law, Politics and Public Policy; Animal Intentionality, Agency and Reflexive Thinking; Animals as Objects in Science, Food, Spectacle and Sport; Animals in Cultural Representations; and Animals in Ecosystems. Pub date: 2017

A Cultural History of Animals in the Modern Age

Presents an overview of the period and continues with essays on the position of animals in contemporary symbolism, hunting, domestication, sports and entertainment, science, philosophy, and art. Pub date: 2009

The Historical Animal

Explores how animals have altered the course of our collective past using an animal-centric lens. Includes case studies from the Pacific Ocean, Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Pub date: 2015

Companion Animals and Us

Research essays from a variety of disciplines including anthropology, history, psychology, sociology, and human and veterinary medicine. Pub date: 2000

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