Research with Pepperdine Libraries
Pepperdine Libraries makes it possible for researchers from all disciplines to generate, curate, transform, and publish their research through direct engagement with library staff, access to existing data sets and tools, and robust digital repositories for data and scholarly communications. Review the resources below, and let us know where you are in the research life cycle. And for faculty and staff authors interested in open access publishing, we offer open access publishing support stipends.
Connect with Research Experts
Our staff of experts is here to help you find existing research sources, curate your own data, and utilize our digital repositories. Together we'll figure out a plan to get what you need to bring your research beyond the walls of your lab or campus office.
Get personalized guidance from one of our library specialists online—no question is too small.
Library research experts are here to help students with the research process.
Make an appointment with a library liaison to get the help you need to get your work done.
Pepperdine Libraries Collections Online
Ebooks: We provide access to more than a half-million ebooks. You can search for ebooks using our library catalog.
Journals: We offer online access to more than 63,000 journal titles. Search journals by title from our library catalog or browse our A-Z journals list.
Databases: We have subscriptions to more than 129 research databases. You can search and browse our A-Z databases list.
Streaming Media: Through our Streaming Video databases, students and faculty can watch and listen to hundreds of thousands of video and audio resources.
Digital Collections: Our digital collections provide remote access to Pepperdine's Special Collections and University Archives, including over 35,000 primary source documents, historical photographs, and audiovisual materials.
- How do I read or access ebooks?
- What research databases does the library have access to?
- Off-Campus Access: All databases and ebooks may be accessed while off-campus, with the exception of the Bloomberg Terminals. For off-campus access, log in to the publications via the links from our library catalog or the databases list.