About the HSISP

The Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy (HSISP) works to advance the application of scientific and technical analysis and expertise to animal welfare issues and policy questions worldwide, and to reinforce the importance of animal welfare science as a credible and valid field of inquiry. The HSISP is sustained by The Humane Society of the United States’ own core group of academic, scientific, and technical experts in animal welfare, as well as outside scientists and others in the field.

About the Repository

The Animal Studies Repository (ASR) is a collection of academic, archival, and assorted other materials related to the various disciplines within the fields of animal studies and animal welfare science.

About Institutional Repositories

Institutional Repositories (IRs) bring together all of an organization’s research and materials under one umbrella, with the primary aim of preserving and providing access to those materials.

To learn more about Institutional Repositories, please visit our IR research page.

Submission Guidelines

The HSISP welcomes high-quality submissions of relevant publications from academics, policy makers, practitioners, students, and others working within the fields of animal studies, animal welfare science and the study of the human-animal bond. Submissions to the ASR may include, but are not limited to, conference papers, articles, discussion papers, book chapters, case notes, primary source materials, and datasets. All submitted materials are subject to review and verification of copyright compliance.