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Writing 39C: Argument & Research: Animal Ethics

Recommended resources for students working on their Writing 39C research and writing assignments.
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These databases can find all types of articles and multi-modal resources. However, they are best at finding academic research articles. Do you need a scholarly or peer reviewed article? It's a good idea to begin here.

Find books in the library:

Selected books on animal ethics and advocacy:

Newspaper Resources

  • Google News
    This is the Google News aggregation index. While historical coverage is limited, it can be a useful point of entry for contemporary issues research.

  • Los Angeles Times*
    Access to the full text of the Los Angeles Times from 1986 to the present The LA Times is not covered in the United States Newspapers database. If you need articles from before 1986, us the Historical LA Times, 1881-1986.
  • New York Times*
    Comprehensive digital coverage back to 1980 is available. If you need articles from before 1980, use the Historical New York Times, 1851-2009.
  • US Newspapers*
    Full-text content of more than 650 US newspapers. Local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics and government, local companies, and people.

Additional news sources focused on animal rights:

This RSS feed is sourced from World Animal News, which tracks current news in animal rights and welfare from around the globe. 

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These are examples of multimodal information sources. There are many other types of multimodal information and writing. Please consult with your writing instructor about how to incorporate multimodals into your writing assignment.

Statistics and Data

Images and Media

The following is a selective list of policy institutes (think tanks) and organizations that focus on animal-related topics. This is not a comprehensive list, but it is a place to start. 

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