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Learn Remotely with Pepperdine Libraries

Pepperdine Libraries makes it possible for students participating in remote classes to connect seamlessly through direct engagement with library staff, access to online course materials, and collaboration across the University.

 


 

 

Expanded Ask A Librarian and Chat Services

Looking for immediate help from our staff? Find answers to commonly asked questions and ask your own. Library staff members are also available via chat. We are offering extended hours of operation for both services: Monday through Thursday, 9 AM - midnight; Friday, 9 AM - 9 PM; Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM; and Sunday, noon - midnight.

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Connect with a Librarian

Our staff of experts is here to help you find online sources, use research guides, and utilize new technologies for online learning. Together we'll figure out a plan to get what you need to complete your assignments and participate fully in class discussions.

Research Consultations: Get personalized guidance from one of our library specialists online or in-person—no question is too small.

Get personalized guidance from one of our library specialists online—no question is too small.

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First year undergraduates can pair with a librarian to orient them to the libraries' resources and services.

Library Liaisons: Make an appointment with a library liaison to get the help you need to to get your work done.

Make an appointment with a library liaison to get the help you need to get your work done.

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Library research experts are here to help students with the research process.


 

Find Course Materials Online

Use these services and tools to make it easier to access the materials and resources you need, from anywhere in the world.

The library is partnering with faculty to make sure that traditionally print course reserves are made available to students online. Scans of book chapters, articles, and other materials that do not violate copyright law are available 24/7 to students via their Courses/Sakai page.

 


 

Use Ebooks and Access Popular News

New York Times

Everyone at Pepperdine receives a free digital subscription offering unlimited access to content on any device. More...

Wall Street Journal

Everyone at Pepperdine receives a free digital subscription offering unlimited access to content on any device. More...

Project MUSE

Full-text articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering a variety of fields.

CRL Online Catalog

Search five million books, journals, documents, and newspapers in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.

Digital Publications

Our institutional repository for Pepperdine research and scholarly output hosted by the publishing platform Digital Commons.

Ebook Databases

List of Pepperdine-licensed databases in ebook format.



The Economist

International weekly newspaper that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology.

Factiva Newsstand

See today's headlines from reputable news sources. ***Best used with Firefox browser and after clearing cache.***

Nature

Weekly journal featuring peer-reviewed research in science, technology, and the natural sciences.


 

Other Resources

Digital
Collections

Search and discover more than 40,000 publicly available, digitized items from Pepperdine Libraries.

Genesis Lab
Resources

Learn about remote resources for 3D modeling, VR, and game and app design from the Genesis Lab.

Payson Patio
Pickup

COMING SOON! When students can return to campus, they can request a book online and then come to Payson to pick up.

 


 

University Resources

Partner sites from across the University have information to help you participate in class remotely — learn about using Canvas, Zoom, and other resources.

 

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