Unlike articles that tend to provide very specific information on a topic, books generally provide a more comprehensive level of detail on a topic. This page provides strategies for searching the Pepperdine Libraries catalog for books.
When searching for books, there are a couple good strategies to start with:
1. If you already have a relevant book or article in hand, use its bibliography to help find other sources.
2. Use the "More like this" link to find other books within your subject area.
3. Define your search with words that must appear in your results using AND between each term:
4. Expand your search by using OR between synonyms or variations on spelling:
Start searching the library's collections using the search box (our catalog) on the library home page http://library.pepperdine.edu. Below are some tips to help you when looking for books in Pepperdine Libraries' catalog.
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