Library News

  • News

    • Pepperdine University Libraries joins Center for Research Libraries

      +-*Pepperdine University Libraries is now a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). This membership significantly widens the scope of research materials available to the Pepperdine community (students, faculty, and staff). More than 200 libraries in the U.S., Canada, India, Germany, and Hong Kong are members of CRL, a non-profit international consortium of university, college, […]

    • Images of the Korean War Exhibit Reception a Success

      +-*On February 21st the Pepperdine University Libraries celebrated the opening of the exhibition Images of the Korean War: One Soldiers Perspective. The exhibition includes photographs that were taken by Hanson Williams Jr., a 1950 graduate of Pepperdine, who received a photography scholarship to attend the university. Six months after his graduation, he was drafted by […]

    • Pepperdine Libraries’ Digital Commons Celebrates 1 Million Downloads

      +-*In February, Pepperdine Libraries’ Digital Commons—Pepperdine University’s online scholarship repository and publishing platform—achieved 1 million downloads. The lucky millionth article was written by James White for the journal Leaven and titled Helping Teens Develop Authentic Relationships—appropriate given that the milestone was achieved on Valentine’s Day weekend. Pepperdine Digital Commons is the university’s centralized platform for […]

  • Resources & Reviews

    • Database Trial: Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare

      +-*Pepperdine University Libraries is now trialing the Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare database. This resource includes full text of 11 major editions of Shakespeare’s works, ranging from Shakespeare’s First Folio to the Cambridge edition of 1863-1866. Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare also includes text of the First Folio of 1623, as well as the original […]

    • Now Streaming: Finding the Gold Within

      +-*Pepperdine University Libraries now provides online access to the feature-length documentary Finding the Gold Within, via Kanopy Streaming. Finding the Gold Within follows six Black men from Akron, Ohio, through their first years of college. Despite their high levels of confidence and critical thinking, the stark reality of being away from their families and communities […]

    • New Electronic Resource: The Bible in English

      +-*Pepperdine University Libraries now provides access to The Bible in English. This database includes 20 different versions of the English Bible (including 12 full Bibles, five New Testament texts, two versions of the Gospels only, and William Tyndale’s translations of the Pentateuch, Jonah, and the New Testament). English literature scholars will find this resource particularly […]