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Research Guides


This page lists materials and organizations that are active in presenting various issues as they relate to animals, i.e. vivisection, cruelty-free consumerism, animal control, hunting and trapping, etc. See also Environment.

Web Sites

  • Rights
    This site provides a list, divided by areas of interest in animal rights, of links to numerous Internet sites. In the Spotlight provides links to current animal rights stories. One can also check the events calendar, join the chat room, or visit related GuideSites.


    While this site is definitely maintained by advocates of animal rights, it also hosts a page with links to opposing views.


  • Animal Liberation Front
    This site provides uncensored information and news about the animal liberation movement in Europe, North America and around the world. Information focuses on the "underground" animal rights groups.


    The militant, direct action magazine of grassroots animal liberationists and their supporters.


  • PAWS Home Page
    PAWS (Progressive Animal Welfare Society) is one of the most active animal advocacy groups in the nation.. It is based in Lynnwood, Washington and is often politically active in local animal issues.

Materials in the UW Libraries

  • Animal People
    This monthly independent newspaper provides "orignial investigative coverage of animal protection worldwide."
  • The Animals' Agenda
    This bimonthly is "dedicated to informing people about animal rights and cruelty-free living for the purpose of inspiring action for animals." It attempts to foster cooperation among all animal advocates.