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.
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.
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
Full-text articles from 600+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering a variety of fields.
Search five million books, journals, documents, and newspapers in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences.
Our institutional repository for Pepperdine research and scholarly output hosted by the publishing platform Digital Commons.
Search for books in ebook format.
International weekly newspaper that focuses on current affairs, international business, politics, and technology.
Access to five major newspapers: New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and Wall Street Journal.
Weekly journal featuring peer-reviewed research in science, technology, and the natural sciences.
Search and discover more than 40,000 publicly available, digitized items from Pepperdine Libraries.
Learn about remote resources for 3D modeling, VR, and game and app design from the
Partner sites from across the University have information to help you.