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Microfilm use simplified with ScanPro 3000 machine acquired by Payson Library

*+-Have you wanted to incorporate more primary sources in your research but were discouraged when you learned they were only available in microfilm? Hesitate no longer, Payson Library has acquired a ScanPro 3000 microform machine in order to improve the experience of using both microfilm and microfiche, including ultrafiche. The ScanPro 3000 microfilm scanner features […]

New for 2015 in Project Muse

*+-The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Liverpool University Press:  European Journal of Language Policy Published by Liverpool University Press, in association with the Conseil europen pour les langues/European Language Council, the journal aims to address major developments in language policy from a European perspective, regarding multilingualism […]

New Electronic Resource: FactSet

*+-Pepperdine University Libraries now provide access to the FactSet database, Courtesy of Dr. Andreas Simon’s research grant. FactSet is a comprehensive platform used to analyze financial data from global equity and fixed income markets, and public and private companies. The database is accessible on and off campus. Access to FactSet is available through April 30th, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 2013 (30th ed.) now available online

*+-The new 2013 edition of Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans is now available online in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. This edition of Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans (SFL) provides access to nearly 7,400 sources of education-related financial aid for students and professionals at all levels. SFL‘s scope ranges from undergraduate and vocational/technical education through post-doctoral and […]

Mango Languages online language-learning system now available.

*+-Pepperdine University Libraries are pleased to announce that we now offer the Mango Languages online language-learning system to our patrons. Find it in the list of electronic resources Learning a new language with Mango Languages is free for all library patrons, and offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs. Each […]

ARTstor now available on-campus and off-campus

*+-Following a successful trial, Pepperdine University Libraries have subscribed to ARTstor,  a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Its community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and […]

Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824 – 1900 now available

*+-The Pepperdine University Libraries have acquired the online version of the Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824 – 1900. The vast majority of articles written for Victorian periodicals were published anonymously, or under pseudonyms. The Wellesley Index is an index to the authorship of articles, and a bibliography of articles written by each contributor, and […]