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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. […]

Encyclopedia of Communication Theory now available online.

The Encyclopedia of Communication Theory is now available through the Sage Reference Online platform.  Scholars should find it is “a good central reference for their teaching and research. This encyclopedia provides a one-stop source for theories and theoretical concepts and a relatively comprehensive overview of the entire field of communication theory. It is a significant […]

The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception Now Available

Pepperdine University Libraries recently purchased access to the online version of the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR). This comprehensive and in-depth encyclopedia offers entries related to the Bible and its origins, development, and influence in religion and culture. Each entry defines the person, place, or other topic and discusses it from several […]

PsychiatryOnline’s August Book of the Month: The Difficult-to-Treat Psychiatric Patient

August brings access to a free PDF version of this featured book from the APPI Bookstore: The Difficult-to-Treat Psychiatric Patient, edited by Mantosh J. Dewan, M.D., and Ronald W. Pies, M.D. Why do some psychiatric patients fail to get better, even when in the care of competent clinicians? Treatment-refractory conditions are all too common in […]

Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary (AIAD) -new 45th edition available in Gale Virtual Reference Library

The forty-fifth edition of Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary (AIAD) offers increased coverage in all fields of human endeavor. Many of the new terms are from the subject areas of Arts and Entertainment Botony Business Computers Government Languages Military Natural Resources Publishing Science Of major value to researchers is the inclusion of: International Associations National […]