David Anderson owned RockyDell Resources, an information business with emphasis on animal issues, ranging from animal-assisted therapy to the impact of visitors on zoo animals. He is a retired librarian/bibliographer with interest in providing better access to the literature of human-animal studies. The business is no longer accepting business.
Humans & Other Species, H&OS (previously called The InterActions Bibliography), was published through the 1990s and sold to the American Veterinary Medical Association in 2000. For information on current access to the contents, contact Gail C. Golab,.AVMA, 1931 North Meacham Road, Suite 100, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173 USA; telephone 1-817-915-8070; fax 1-817-925-1329; email GGolab@avma.org.
From 2001 to 2008 David prepared a bibliographic column for the International Society for Anthrozoology, published in the ISAZ Newsletters, no.22, November 2001, to no.33, Summer 2-008. Originally it was intended to alert ISAZ members to contributions outside the journals Anthrozoös and Society & Animals, but greww to include new books, the contents of single issues of other journals in human-animal studies and special issues of other journals, theses and websites. Contributions in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish were included. The ISAZ Newsletters are available at the website, www.isaz.net/newsletter.
In 2007 Purdue University Press published David Anderson's Assessing the Human-Animal Bond: A Compendium of Actual Measures. It is available through the book trade. To order, check below on the webpage, "Assessing the Human-Animal Bond."
Rockydell Resources also distributed David Anderson's From Solomon's Songbook: The Odes of Solomon in poetic paraphrase. Check below on the webpage, "From Solomon's Songbook."
His 2005 chapbook of poems, Not Made by Hand, is out of print.