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Library Hack – Help for your New Year’s Resolution to Read More

In writing to a university community which undoubtedly reads a lot in the normal course of business, a New Year’s resolution to “read more”  is less about a quantity of material consumed and more about the mental list we all have of the books or articles we would like to read. WorldCat Lists is a […]

Three titles join Project Muse

The following three titles are now online in Project Muse: From the The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Hispanófila, a journal that accepts essays on any literary, linguistic, or cultural topic dealing with the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds, appears three times a year.  Articles may be […]

PsycTESTS database now available

PsycTESTS ™ serves as a repository for the full text of psychological tests and measures, as well as a rich source of structured information about the tests.  A wide variety of test types are included in the database, including achievement and aptitude tests, intelligence tests, tests of cognitive functioning, occupational tests, personality tests, and so […]

New in Project Muse

Two titles have recently joined Project Muse: Anales Galdosianos, in collaboration with the International Association of Galdós Scholars, is published once a year, and contains articles, reviews and documents, in Spanish or English, on the life and works of Benito Pérez Galdós and other 19th-century authors, as well as the intellectual and cultural history of […]

New York Times fiction bestsellers available at Payson Library

You can find New York Times bestselling fiction titles in Payson Library in a special display near the DVDs.  Each week as new titles appear on the top ten list of bestselling hardcover fiction, a copy of each book is automatically shipped to Payson Library and will be available within a few days. For example, […]

Happy Holidays From Special Collections!

The rare book collection at Pepperdine includes books representing all topics and eras, including books about Christmas and winter. A highlight of this collection is a beautiful first edition of Cricket on the Hearth, by Charles Dickens. Dickens wrote Cricket on the Hearth just before the holiday in 1845. Unlike many others of Dickens’ books, […]

Check Out the New C&EN Online!

Have you experienced the fresh, new interface and improved usability on Chemical & Engineering News Online [C&EN Online] yet?  It’s now easier than ever to find the latest news in the chemical sciences and stories that focus on all areas of science.  Some of the changes you’ll notice: A New Look – the refreshed home […]

IBISWorld provides industry research and analysis

Pepperdine University Libraries recently subscribed to the IBISWorld database that covers over 700 industries of the U.S. economy.  Also available are Global Market Research Reports that analyze 75 of the largest industries on a world-wide scale. The U.S. Industry Market Research Reports contain key statistics, industry conditions, market characteristics, industry performance, external market drivers, key […]

New Titles in Project Muse

Project Muse has recently added three new titles: Ploughshares, a journal of new writing, is guest-edited serially by prominent writers who explore different and personal visions, aesthetics, and literary circles. The Rocky Mountain Review publishes articles on language, literature, film, culture, and the related arts, as well as pedagogy.  Directed toward an audience of scholars, […]

PsychiatryOnline’s October Book of the Month: Clinical Manual of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine

October brings access to a free PDF version of this featured book from the APPI Bookstore:  Clinical Manual of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine, by Richard J. Shaw, M.B., B.S., and David R. DeMaso, M.D. The mental health assessment and treatment of youngsters with physical symptoms and illnesses commonly pose unique and often complex challenges to clinicians. […]