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Winners of 2015 Library Research Award are Announced

Pepperdine University Libraries are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Library Research Award. They are as follows: Best Undergraduate Student Project: Alyssa Galik Project Title: Water Poverty in California’s Rural Disadvantaged Communities Best Graduate Student Project: Philip Abbott Project Title: Bringing Order to 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 Honorable Mention: Taylor Clausen Project Title: Policy […]

Microfilm use simplified with ScanPro 3000 machine acquired by Payson Library

Have you wanted to incorporate more primary sources in your research but were discouraged when you learned they were only available in microfilm? Hesitate no longer, Payson Library has acquired a ScanPro 3000 microform machine in order to improve the experience of using both microfilm and microfiche, including ultrafiche. The ScanPro 3000 microfilm scanner features […]

Apply NOW for the Library Research Award to Win up to $500!

There is still time to apply for the second annual Library Research Award! The deadline is April 6th at midnight. This award of up to $500 will be given in several categories for the best scholarly or creative student projects that utilize library resources, collections, and services, in order to recognize the importance of effective […]

Pepperdine University Libraries joins Center for Research Libraries

Pepperdine University Libraries is now a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). This membership significantly widens the scope of research materials available to the Pepperdine community (students, faculty, and staff). More than 200 libraries in the U.S., Canada, India, Germany, and Hong Kong are members of CRL, a non-profit international consortium of university, college, […]

Images of the Korean War Exhibit Reception a Success

On February 21st the Pepperdine University Libraries celebrated the opening of the exhibition Images of the Korean War: One Soldiers Perspective. The exhibition includes photographs that were taken by Hanson Williams Jr., a 1950 graduate of Pepperdine, who received a photography scholarship to attend the university. Six months after his graduation, he was drafted by […]

Pepperdine Libraries’ Digital Commons Celebrates 1 Million Downloads

In February, Pepperdine Libraries’ Digital Commons—Pepperdine University’s online scholarship repository and publishing platform—achieved 1 million downloads. The lucky millionth article was written by James White for the journal Leaven and titled Helping Teens Develop Authentic Relationships—appropriate given that the milestone was achieved on Valentine’s Day weekend. Pepperdine Digital Commons is the university’s centralized platform for […]

New Exhibit Images of the Korean War: One Soldier’s Perspective Opens this Month at Payson Library

Pepperdine University Libraries is pleased to announce a new exhibition highlighting the Korean War photos taken by Hanson Williams Jr., a 1950 graduate of Pepperdine, who received a photography scholarship to attend the university. Six months after his graduation, he was drafted by the United States Army and was stationed in California for one year before […]

Student Appreciation Day – Friday, January 30, 2015

On Friday, January 30, 2015, Pepperdine University Libraries salutes the students of Pepperdine with Student Appreciation Day at Payson Library. Dean of Libraries Mark Roosa says, “Pepperdine students possess an extraordinary intellectual curiosity, a strength of spirit, and goodness of heart that defines this institution. We wish to show our appreciation to them, for it […]

Actor and director Micky Moore digital collection now open for research

Pepperdine University Libraries is pleased to announce the online release of the Micky Moore Collection, which adds over 2,500 digital objects to our growing film and television research area. The collection features the photographs, correspondence, media clippings, and production materials of Michael D. “Micky” Moore, a child actor turned film director whose career spanned the […]

Game Day for NSO Transfer Students Friday, January 9th at 4:30-5:30

Payson Library is hosting a game day for NSO Transfer students on Friday, January 9th from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. Play Smash Bros Brawl, Mario Kart Wii and board games. Enter a raffle for Amazon Gift Cards!