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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

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

New Journals Join Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Penn State University Press: Journal of Moravian History One of the fascinating aspects of the history of Christianity is its incredible diversity of expression and evolution, particularly as Christianity left Europe, bound for the shores of America. The Moravian Church Read More

Seven titles join Project Muse

The following journals, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, are now online: ** From the Department of English, Georgia State University: Studies in the Literary Imagination is a biannual scholarly journal focusing on special topics in literature. SLI enjoys a worldwide audience with contributing editors and authors who are considered the leaders in their fields. Read More

NEW: Counseling and Therapy in Video

Pepperdine University Libraries has acquired Alexander Street Press’ streaming video collection,  Counseling and Therapy in Video. These 352 videos range from approximately 20 minutes to over an hour; the average length is just under an hour. The content includes therapy sessions (actual, reenacted, or scripted), experts discussing therapeutic approaches and analyzing examples, and presentations in Read More