Pew Learning Center & Ellison Library

FRS 141 - Animals & Society

Instructor: Dr. Bob Eckstein, ext. 3777
Librarian: David Bradshaw , ext. 3059

Books, Videos & CDs:

Connect to Our Library Catalog for books, videos, & CDs held by Warren Wilson College. Also includes links to over 150,000 full-text electronic books.
WorldCat - a huge database of materials from libraries around the world. It primarily includes information about books, and this is the place to request books that we don't have in our library.

Useful Reference Sources: Examples include Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare (R 179.303 E56 1998), Animal Rights (R 179.3 Y81a 2004), and the Encyclopedia of Human-Animal Relationships (R 590.3 E56 2007 v. 1-4)

Online Reference:
Britannica Online
Credo Reference

Articles & Databases:

Key Journals We Have:

Big Full Text Databases (for journals & magazines in a variety of subject areas):
Academic Search Complete
JSTOR (a scholarly journal archive)
OmniFile Full Text (includes General Science Full Text & Social Sciences Full Text)
Proquest Research Library

Specialized Science Databases:
Biological Abstracts
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus

Other Useful Databases:
CQ Researcher
Health Source: Consumer
Health Source: Nursing/Academic
MEDLINE and PubMed Central (the full-text subset of MEDLINE)
PsycInfo and PsycArticles (the full-text subset of PsycInfo)

News Databases:
Newspaper Source Plus (Includes NY Times current file)
New York Times Historical

Web Sites:

Electronic Zoo
Animal Rights Law Project (Rutgers University School of Law)
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Society & Animals Forum
Virginia Cooperative Extension: Addressing the Consequences of Predator Damage to  
    Livestock and Poultry

Intermountain Therapy Animals: Animal-assisted Therapy Sites
Missyplicity Project
Dr. Temple Grandin's Web Page "to educate people throughout the world about modern methods of livestock handling which will improve animal welfare and productivity."

NOTE: If you have questions about the library assignments for this class or would like to suggest additions to this web page, please contact me at or phone me at extension 3059.

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