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Libraries Announce the Addition of British Periodicals Database

Through the generous support of Provost Tippens, the library was able to add the database British Periodicals to the library collection this week! British Periodicals offers facsimile page images and searchable full text for approximately 500 British periodicals published from the 17th through the early 20th centuries (1681-1920). Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences and the fine arts: music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture. The collection includes over 5 million pages.

President of Pitzer College and Seaver Alumna Discusses and Signs Her New Book ‘Mark Twain’s Other Woman’

This week the Pepperdine Libraries present their Alumni Author Series featuring Laura Skandera-Trombley and her new book, ‘Mark Twain’s Other Woman: The Hidden Story of His Final Years.’ All are invited to attend this fascinating talk and book signing in Payson Library, Thursday, April 15th at 6:00 p.m.

University Professor Ed Larson, and Alice Starr Discuss The Great Experiment

University Professor Ed Larson, and Alice Starr Discuss “The Great Experiment” in Payson Library

Dorothy Stotsenberg and Marian Hall Headline One Book, One City, Malibu-Living History

This past Saturday members of both the Pepperdine and Malibu communities gathered in the Payson Library on Pepperdine’s Malibu campus to celebrate the history and heritage of Malibu-Living History as told through the eyes of longtime residents Dorothy Stotsenberg and Marian Hall.

Library Supports Surf Team Film Screening

Join the Pepperdine Surf Team for a screening of “Changes” – Friday, March 19, 2010 at 7:30pm on the second floor of Payson Library.

George Washington Exhibit Comes to Payson

This March the Pepperdine University Libraries welcome a special exhibition called The Great Experiment: George Washington and the American Republic to Payson Library.

Girls in the Curl Featured Benson and Beck

February 6th brought great enthusiasm and excitement among those attending the Pepperdine Libraries Girls in the Curl event. The day’s events culminated with intimate conversations featuring surf legends like Gidget, Shelley Merrick, Linda Benson, and current pro surfer Holly Beck.

Pepperdine Libraries Celebrate New Website

Find it. Get it. Use it! With the start of the new academic term, the Pepperdine Libraries celebrate the launch of a new and improved Web site. Boasting a new user-friendly home page and simplified access to research tools, the libraries aim to provide more direct and personalized academic support to students and faculty in […]

Girls in the Curl Photo Contest Rules

The Pepperdine University Libraries invite you to participate in the photo contest portion of the upcoming Girls in the Curl surf event happening at Pepperdine University in Malibu on Saturday, Feb 6! Theme: Use your creative eye to capture a current photo that conveys (a) the essence and spirit of surfing, (b) coastal lifestyles, (c) […]

Pepperdine Libraries Host Girls in the Curl Surf Event February 6 on Malibu Campus

Malibu, Ca. — Pepperdine University Libraries will host an event celebrating female surfers on Saturday, February 6, 2010 on the university’s Malibu campus.  Highlights of the 11 a.m. to sunset program include a lifetime contribution presentation to former world champion surfer Linda Benson, two panel discussions on women in surfing, a screening of Jamie Budge’s […]