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June Book of the Month in Psychiatry Online: Clinical Manual for Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents

June brings access to a free PDF version of this featured book from the APPI Bookstore:  Clinical Manual for Management of Bipolar Disorder in Children and Adolescents by Robert A. Kowatch, M.D., Mary A. Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP, Robert L. Findling, M.D., and Robert M. Post, M.D. Written in response to the growing body of knowledge Read More

Project Muse Adds More Titles

The following three journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Duke University Press: Minnesota Review Publishing contemporary poetry and fiction as well as reviews, critical commentary, and interviews of leading intellectual figures, the minnesota review curates smart yet accessible collections of progressive new work.  This eclectic survey provides lively Read More

Two New Titles Debut in Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Center of Latin American Studies, University of Kansas: Latin American Theatre Review The Latin American Theatre Review (LATR) is published twice per year by The University of Kansas’ Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the Center of Latin American Studies. Read More

May Book of the Month in Psychiatry Online

May brings access to a free PDF version of this featured book from the APPI Bookstore:  Stress-Induced and Fear Circuitry Disorders edited by Gavin Andrews, M.D., Dennis S. Charney, M.D., Paul J. Sirovatka, M.S., and Darrel A. Regier, M.D., M.P.H. As disorders in which stress or fear play major roles present an increasing need for Read More

T.C Boyle’s Latest Novel: the (charming?) Channel Islands

In When the Killing’s Done, author T. Coraghessan Boyle sets the action in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and most memorably, in the nearby Channel Islands of Anacapa and Santa Cruz.  The main characters (the human ones) have various relationships to the islands.  These include a biologist for the National Park Service, an activist on the far Read More

Project Muse adds titles: African Conflict & Peacebuilding Review and Syllecta Classica

Two journals previously announced as joining Project MUSE are now online: ** From the Indiana University Press: African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review is an interdisciplinary forum for creative and rigorous studies of conflict and peace in Africa and for discussions between scholars, practitioners, and public intellectuals in Africa, the United States, and other parts of Read More

April Book of the Month in Psychiatry Online

April brings access to a free PDF version of this featured book from the APPI Bookstore: Textbook of Violence Assessment and Management edited by Robert I. Simon, M.D., and Kenneth Tardiff, M.D., M.P.H. Evaluating and treating patients with violent ideations and behaviors can be frustrating, anxiety-provoking, and even dangerous, as errors in judgment can lead Read More

Grove Encyclopedia of American Art now available online

Pepperdine University Libraries has just acquired the online edition of The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art. The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (GEAA) deals with all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art. Drawing upon the expansive scholarship in The Dictionary of Art (DOA) and Read More

Three additional titles join Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Dictionary Society of North America: Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America Dictionaries: The Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on all aspects of lexicography, as well as from Read More

City of Malibu Turns 20!

Twenty years ago today, Malibu officially became a city. The Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives hold the archives of the Malibu Times and the Malibu Surfside News, both of which covered the journey to Malibu’s cityhood and are an excellent resource for researching Malibu’s history. These newspapers are a major part of Pepperdine’s Read More