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Learn with Pepperdine Libraries

Pepperdine Libraries makes it possible for students to connect seamlessly through direct engagement with library staff, access to physical and 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. For both services, we are offering extended hours of operation, which are list on our live chat page.

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Connect with a Librarian

Our staff of experts is here to help you find sources, use research guides, and utilize new technologies for the learning environment. 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 —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 course reserves available to students. Scans of book chapters, articles, and other materials that do not violate copyright law can be made available 24/7 to students via their Courses/Sakai page.

 


 

Request Articles or Other Hard-to-Find Items

Looking for an article or other item that's proving difficult to find? We can try to find it for you! Simply submit a request in Tipasa.

 


 

 

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 about NY Times Access...

Wall Street Journal

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

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.

Ebooks

Search for books in ebook format.



The Economist

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

ProQuest Major Dailies

Access to five major newspapers: New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune,  and Wall Street Journal.

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.

 

 


 

University Resources

Partner sites from across the University have information to help you.

 

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