Library News

  • News

    • Winners of Pepperdine’s First Library Research Award are Announced

      The three winners of the first annual Library Research Award went far beyond library basics to utilize many of the unique resources, collections, and services that the Pepperdine University Libraries provide. From archival boxes and obscure conference proceedings, to newspaper databases and InfoGuides, these students used the library to its fullest extent. The students drafted Read More

    • Two New University Archives Collections Ready for Use

      Special Collections and University Archives volunteer, Amber DelaCruz, recently processed and created finding aids for two archival collections. The Pepperdine University Archives Oral History Collection consists of over 100 oral history interviews with former faculty, staff, donors, distinguished guests, students, and other individuals associated with Pepperdine University. The interviews range in date from 1964 to Read More

    • Payson Library Hosts Game Night

      The Kresge Room of Payson Library was packed on Thursday, March 27 when the library hosted its first game night. The main draws were tournaments in the Wii favorites Super Smash Brothers Brawl and Mario Kart, but other games like Just Dance, Monopoly, and Apples to Apples were popular as well. From 7pm to midnight, Read More

  • Resources & Reviews

    • Trial access: The American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922

      Through April 15, 2014, Pepperdine University Library’s are trialing the new Readex database, The American Civil War Collection, 1860-1922: From the American Antiquarian Society. Only Release One is currently available.  Featuring more than 13,500 works published between 1860 and 1922, this fully searchable collection will offer printed items addressing all facets of the Civil War—one Read More

    • Additional titles join Project Muse

      The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Indiana University Press: Teaching and Learning Inquiry: The ISSOTL Journal Teaching and Learning Inquiry (TLI) publishes insightful research, theory, commentary, and other scholarly works that document or facilitate investigations of teaching and learning in higher education. TLI values quality and Read More

    • Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics now available in Project Muse

      The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics from the The Society of Christian Ethics:, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, is now online. The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (JSCE) is published by Georgetown University Press twice a year with a distribution of 1400. The JSCE is comprised of scholarly papers, book Read More