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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!

Pepperdine Special Collections and University Archives Participates in 9th-Annual Archives Bazaar

-+*For the past 5 years, Pepperdine Special Collections and University Archives has attended and exhibited at the annual Archives Baazar hosted by USC. The Archives Bazaar is a great way for anyone with an interest in the region’s history to find out what local archival repositories have on Southern California history. Pepperdine Special Collections and […]

New Electronic Resource: American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955

-+*Pepperdine University Libraries now provide access to American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 database, which contains digitized content from the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities (DDAAU). The database includes nearly 100,000 indexed dissertations from 1933 through 1955. American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955 is unique as it represents an extensive record of dissertations accepted by American […]

New Electronic Resource: FactSet

-+*Pepperdine University Libraries now provide access to the FactSet database, Courtesy of Dr. Andreas Simon’s research grant. FactSet is a comprehensive platform used to analyze financial data from global equity and fixed income markets, and public and private companies. The database is accessible on and off campus. Access to FactSet is available through April 30th, […]