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Member of The Living Stones Quartet singing O Little Town of Bethlehem

Hymns of the Season: O Little Town of Bethlehem

Learn the history behind O Little Town of Bethlehem from Pepperdine's expert of Christian hymns.

Students singing Christmas carols at Convocation, circa 1974

Hymns of the Season: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Learn the history behind one of the most beloved Christmas hymns of all time: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

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Book Delivery Now Available for Students!

Need a book? You can now request print books, and we'll mail them to you! Contact your library liaison or Sally Bryant to arrange delivery.

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Virtual Bookshelf Enables Serendipitous Discovery

An exciting feature of the new Worldcat platform is a virtual browser that displays all of the libraries’ holdings arranged in shelf order.

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How To Access Ebooks

Learn how to access our new ebooks search box and locate over a half-million of Pepperdine's licensed ebooks.

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States; Painting by Howard Chandler Christy

Constitution Day InfoGuide

Constitution Day is a federal holiday in the United States that celebrates the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787. The Libraries created an InfoGuide to share resources about this important holiday.

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Celebrating Hispanic and Latino Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15-October 15 and honors the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans. Selections from our virtual book display to celebrate Hispanic heritage are available to Pepperdine's current students, faculty, and staff.

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Digital Book Display: Work in America

In anticipation of Labor Day weekend, we've created a digital book display with ebooks that examine different issues around work and labor in the United States. These ebooks are available to Pepperdine’s current students, faculty, and staff.

Various book covers about women's suffrage.

100 Years of Amendment XIX

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on August 18th, 1920, ensuring citizens could not be denied the right to vote on the basis of gender. While it seems surprising this was only one hundred years ago, it is also a reminder of how slow progress can be in this country.