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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 […]

Pepperdine Honors 50th Anniversary of JFK’s Death with Screening and Exhibit

On Friday, November 22nd, from 2-4:30pm, fifty years to the day following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Pepperdine University Libraries and the School of Public Policy will host a screening of John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Day of Drums, with director Bruce Herschensohn. During the entire month of November, a complementary exhibit […]

Guess who’s turning 40? Stauffer Chapel (slideshow)

Pepperdine University’s own “little chapel on the hill” turns 40 years old today. Stauffer Chapel was dedicated on November 4, 1973 about one year after Pepperdine’s Malibu campus opened its doors. Named for longtime Pepperdine supporter Beverly Stauffer, the chapel stands at the southern edge of campus overlooking the wide vista of the Pacific Ocean. […]

Happy World Day for Audiovisual Heritage!

Here’s something that you may not have known: this Sunday, October 27th, is World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. And why should you care? While you may be hard pressed to find a Happy World Day for Audiovisual Heritage card at the Hallmark store, it speaks to a very important issue. Experts estimate that we have […]

Celebrate Open Access Week with Pepperdine Digital Commons

Today is the first day of Open Access Week, an annual event promoting open access as a new norm in global scholarship and research (Oct. 21 – Oct. 27). And what is open access? Open access (OA) scholarship is digital, online, free of charge, and free of many copyright and licensing restrictions. It is, simply […]

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 www.chronicle.com. 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 […]

Special Collections Welcomes Three Interns

Special Collections is pleased to host three interns during the fall 2013 semester! Beth McDonald is a graduate student in the Library and Information Science program at UCLA. During the internship, she will process two of our newest acquisitions the Alan Reed Papers and the Michael D. “Micky” Moore Papers. Reed and Moore were both […]

New Trial Available: Ancestry Library Edition

Pepperdine University Libraries has secured a three month trial for Ancestry Library Edition. This electronic resource provides access to family history via documents that record the lineage of individuals from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Popular and recently added collections include: U.S. collections deliver hundreds of millions of names […]

New Electronic Resource: Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

Pepperdine University Libraries now provides access to Oxford Language Dictionaries Online. The Oxford Language Dictionaries Online site offers fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. Available languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. “The most exciting electronic language […]