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New Advertising Databases

­­Pepperdine University Libraries now subscribes to two advertising databases, Ad$pender and MRI+ University Internet Reporter. Ad$pender (4 simultaneous users) provides media expenditure overview, tracking advertising expenditures for millions of brands across 12 media types (including Network TV, Cable TV, Syndication, Spot TV, Magazines, Sunday Magazines, National Newspapers, Newspapers, Network Radio, National Spot Radio, Outdoor, US […]

Database Trial: Latin American Newspapers

Pepperdine University Libraries is now trialing Latin American Newspapers: Series I & Series II, modules of the World Newspaper Archive (launched by CRL). Trial access is available until May 8. These resources provide online access to more than 50 newspapers published in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, […]

Database Trial: Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

Pepperdine University Libraries is now trialing the Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare database. This resource includes full text of 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, ranging from Shakespeare’s First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-1866. Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare also includes text of the First Folio of 1623, as well as the original […]

Now Streaming: Finding the Gold Within

Pepperdine University Libraries now provides online access to the feature-length documentary Finding the Gold Within, via Kanopy Streaming. Finding the Gold Within follows six Black men from Akron, Ohio, through their first years of college. Despite their high levels of confidence and critical thinking, the stark reality of being away from their families and communities […]

New Electronic Resource: The Bible in English

Pepperdine University Libraries now provides access to The Bible in English. This database includes 20 different versions of the English Bible (including 12 full Bibles, five New Testament texts, two versions of the Gospels only, and William Tyndale’s translations of the Pentateuch, Jonah, and the New Testament). English literature scholars will find this resource particularly […]

New for 2015 in Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Liverpool University Press:  European Journal of Language Policy Published by Liverpool University Press, in association with the Conseil europen pour les langues/European Language Council, the journal aims to address major developments in language policy from a European perspective, regarding multilingualism […]

New Music Databases

Pepperdine University Libraries now provide access to Music Index and RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, two online resources for music research. Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present, Music Index contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry […]

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 […]

Trial access: The American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922

Through April 15, 2014, Pepperdine University Library’s are trialing the new Readex database, The American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922: From the American Antiquarian Society. Only Release One is currently available.  Featuring more than 13,500 works published between 1860 and 1922, this fully searchable collection will offer printed items addressing all facets of the Civil War—one […]