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Dissertation on #BlackLivesMatter Leads in Downloads Last Month

This past month, the dissertation "#BlackLivesMatter: a mixed methods exploratory study of Tweets and individuals participating in the Black Lives Matter movement" by Pepperdine GSEP EdD ’19 student Jesusa Fortunata Jackson received the most downloads in our digital repository, Pepperdine Digital Commons.

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New Database: Academic Video Online

Pepperdine Libraries now provides access to the streaming video database Academic Video Online.

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Margaret Martin Brock, "Mrs. California Republican"

In honor of the 4th of July, we highlight a truly patriotic woman, Mrs. Margaret Martin Brock.

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New Acquisition: Early American Newspaper

Recently, Pepperdine Libraries acquired an edition of a newspaper from 1784. The masthead was engraved by Paul Revere, famous today for his midnight ride alerting the militia about the advancing British at the start of the American Revolution.

Historic photo of surfers and beach goers from 1960.

America on Vacation: Malibu Edition

Brendan Morris, special collections assistant, takes us on a virtual vacation looking at historic postcards of the area from collection.

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Digital Book Display: Racial Inequality, Racial Justice and Anti-Racism Ebooks

We've created a digital book display containing ebooks about racial inequality, racial justice, and anti-racism that are available to Pepperdine’s current students, faculty, and staff.

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Hymns of the Season: More Love to Thee, O Christ

In his "Hymns of the Season" series, Jerry Rushford, director of the Churches of Christ Heritage Center, gives insight into the creation of beloved hymns.

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Archival Processing of the Leonard and Joan Starr CD Collection

After settling into my his new position in fall of 2019, one of my Brendan Morris's tasks was to get a handle on the Leonard and Joan Starr Collection of Art and Music.

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New Resource: Springer Nature Ebooks

Pepperdine Libraries purchased two 2020 ebook subject collections from Springer Nature, the Behavioral Science & Psychology collection and Political Science & International Studies collection.

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Pepperdine Libraries Staff Picks: Ebooks for Summer Reading

Summer is nearly upon us and these strange times require us to stay where we are, we asked our staff in the Pepperdine Libraries to recommend titles for a curated collection in OverDrive.