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New Faculty Orientation

Top things new faculty should know about the Library.

WELCOME TO PEPPERDINE!

How can the Library help you in your teaching and research needs? This guide will quickly walk you through the most relevant Library services which you might need as a new faculty member. 

TOP THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE LIBRARY

Know your Library Liaison

Each faculty has a Library Liaison. Contact them if you have any questions or requests about library resources and services. Our Library Liaisons are also very happy to offer you an information session or a library tour!

Placing Materials on Reserve

Contact me or your library liaison to place materials on physical or electronic reserve for your class.

Suggest a Purchase

Submit your recommendations for books, journals, and audio-visual materials to your library liaison if you wish any of them to be included in our Library Collections. 

Request a Class

We conduct many information literacy classes. Contact your library liaison to schedule information literacy instruction.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, INTERLIBRARY LOAN AND THE GENESIS LAB

ONLINE RESEARCH USING SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Resources for virtual Special Collections research at Pepperdine.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) 

Books, book chapters and journal articles not included in Pepperdine's collection may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Through the use of a nationwide computerized library network and cooperative lending agreements with other libraries, eligible Pepperdine University library users have access to library resources nationwide.

GENESIS LAB

The Genesis Lab is Pepperdine's makerspace and home for emerging technologies. An array of high-tech and low-tech resources are available, inviting creative minds to utilize technology in this innovative space.