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Animal Welfare : A Research Guide: Journals & Proceedings

A selection of animal welfare information resources at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library and online.

Journals & Proceedings

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Disclaimer: This site is maintained by the SDZWA Library for the use of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance staff and volunteers. Although we make every attempt to provide accurate information, some of the resources and links may become outdated. If you have suggestions for updates or additional resources, we welcome your feedback.


The following journal access links are seamless if you are working onsite or by VPN. SDZWA team members working offsite without VPN may contact us for login information.

Conference Proceedings

Good Places to Start

Click on an image for onsite access. If you are working offsite without VPN, please contact us.

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Animal Welfare Alerts

Keep Current!

What is the Animal Welfare Alerts service?

The SDZWA Library offers a weekly email alert service that highlights new animal welfare articles of interest to the SDZWA community. Sources include the following journals:

  • Animals
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Welfare
  • Applied Animal Behaviour Science
  • Companion Animal
  • International Zoo Yearbook
  • Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science
  • Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • Research in Veterinary Science
  • Zoo Biology many more!

How do I sign up?

SDZWA staff are welcome to subscribe. Email with your name, email address, and a request to be added to Animal Welfare Alerts.

How do I access full text articles?

Click on any URL or DOI link in the alert to download a PDF. If you're working offsite without VPN, or no link is included, please email a request to

SDZWA Insider

First place to visit?

SDZWA's intranet portal, Insider Online.

This is the animal welfare information hub for SDZWA team members. Click the links and sign in for access:

SDZWA Research Guides

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