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Zoos & Aquariums : A Research Guide
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Welcome! This is a guide finding to zoo, aquarium, and natural history museum information resources, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library. Use the links below to find information on this page. Use the tabs above to explore specific topics.
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 Although we make every attempt to provide accurate information, some of the resources and links may become outdated.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.
Encyclopedia of the World's Zoos by
Call Number: QL76 .E53 2001
Publication Date: 2001
A reference work providing description, history, analysis and information on every aspect of the zoo world. The encyclopaedia is international in scope and is composed of some 500 illustrated entries. More than 150 zoos are profiled, as are the zoo-related histories of 100 animals traditionally exhibited in zoos and those most affected by zoo conservation and breeding efforts. Other entries cover influential individuals in the zoo world; institutional topics such as zoo design, structure, science, and methodology; and important issues affecting zoos, such as ethics, education and conservation.
SDZWA Library Links
Home page, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
SDZWA Library's online public-access catalog - SDZWA team members may request books for delivery via interoffice mail
Journals available to team members through the SDZWA Library - search contents, view library holdings, access full text
Article databases available through the SDZWA Library; journal information
Portal to the SDZWA Library's detailed, fully referenced animal fact sheets
Priority Species Information
Custom literature searches and fact sheets for current priority species — for SDZWA team members, onsite access only
SDZWA Research Publications
Peer reviewed and scientific works by San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance staff.
Portal to the SDZWA Library's research guides: Animals, Animal Welfare, Conservation, Plants, Reference, Veterinary Medicine, Zoos & Aquariums
Email the librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org
SDZWA Research Guides
Guide to finding animal information online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Guide to finding animal welfare, training, and enrichment information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library.
Guide to finding conservation information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Guide to finding plant, plant conservation, and botanical garden information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Guide to finding veterinary and biomedical information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Zoos & Aquariums
Guide to zoo & aquarium information, online and at the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance; natural history museum links