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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 […]

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 Music Databases

Pepperdine University Libraries now provide access to Music Index and RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, two online resources for music research. Music Index is a comprehensive guide to music periodicals and literature featuring digitized content from 1970 to present, Music Index contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians, and the music industry […]

Music Database Trials

Pepperdine University Libraries have started trials for three music databases: Music Index: contains cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts of articles about music, musicians and the music industry for more than 480 periodicals. It also provides selective coverage for more than 200 periodicals RILM Abstracts of Music Literature: a music bibliography that features citations, abstracts and subject […]

New Electronic Resource: Al Manhal eJournal Collection

Pepperdine University Libraries now provides access to the “History, Geography, and Biography” eJournal collection from the Al Manhal database. Al Manhal’s eJournals database is a full-text searchable database of licensed peer-reviewed, copyright protected Journals from the Middle East. The “History, Geography, and Biography” eJournal collection contains eleven full-text journals, primarily published in Arabic. To access […]

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 […]