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Music Database Trials

Pepperdine University Libraries have started trials for three music databases: Music Index: contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals. It also provides selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals RILM Abstracts of Music Literature: a music bibliography that features citations, abstracts and subject […]

New Electronic Resource: Al Manhal eJournal Collection

Pepperdine University Libraries now provides access to the “History, Geography, and Biography” eJournal collection from the Al Manhal database. Al Manhal’s eJournals database is a full-text searchable database of licensed peer-reviewed, copyright protected Journals from the Middle East. The “History, Geography, and Biography” eJournal collection contains eleven full-text journals, primarily published in Arabic. To access […]

New Electronic Resource: Zephyr

Pepperdine University Libraries now provide access to the Zephyr database. Zephyr is a comprehensive database that is updated hourly. Zephyr contains information on M&A, IPO, private equity, and venture capital deals and rumors. The database is accessible on and off campus to one user at a time. Access to Zephyr is available through January 31st, 2015. For more information, please contact a librarian.

Digital Theatre Plus Trial

Pepperdine Libraries have a trial to Digital Theatre Plus, the “home of unique films of leading British theatre productions for schools, colleges, and universities.” Key features of Digital Theatre Plus include: Full-length films of current leading productions of Shakespeare plays, modern dramas, musicals and adaptations of classic novels Behind-the-scenes insights from theatre makers Accessible study guides to develop understanding […]

PsycBOOKS Trial

Pepperdine University Libraries have started a trial to PsycBOOKS that lasts until June 30, 2014. This database contains thousands of book chapters in PDF — along with centuries of classic and historical works — published by APA and other distinguished publishers. Content includes: – Approximately 55,000 chapters in PDF from over 3,500 books – Nearly […]

Library Christmas Collection

  Are you looking for a book or movie to get you in the Christmas spirit? Pepperdine Library has a wonderful collection of Christmas books and DVDs to check-out during the winter break. Browse the Christmas Collection List and enjoy the holiday season! Here are a few highlights of the Christmas Collection: Miracle on 34th […]

Silent Film Online: Trial until February 2, 2014

Pepperdine University Libraries have access to the Silent Film Online collection through February 2, 2014. Films in this collection represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated by Alexander Street’s editors and Video Advisory Board, Silent Film Online covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. To […]

New Electronic Resource: Sociological Abstracts

Pepperdine University Libraries now provides access to Sociological Abstracts. The Sociological Abstracts database abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Pulled from nearly 2,000 serial publications are abstracts from a variety of sources including journal articles, conference papers, books, dissertations, and conference papers, plus citations […]

Online Access to the Chronicle of Higher Education

Pepperdine University Libraries have subscribed to a site wide license to the Chronicle of Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education, published since 1966, is the leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. For on-campus use, simply visit For off-campus use, access the Chronicle of Higher […]

Accordance Bible Software in ACE

Accordance Bible Software has been installed on four MACs in the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), located on the second floor of Payson Library. Dr. Chris Heard, Associate Professor of Religion, received a grant to fund the purchase of the Accordance Bible Software. For more information on where the software is located in ACE, please […]