Your local public library is a rich source of reference materials, from print books to digital databases. These resources are free with a valid library card.
For information on accessing Federal Government documents freely available online, please see Pepperdine's research guide on Government Documents.
Pepperdine alumni have access to a select number of free online library resources, including the online library catalog and a limited number of online databases.
Please use the Alumni Ask A Librarian service if you need further help with your reference questions.
Pepperdine University is home to a diverse set of digital collections. These collections, which include audio and video recordings, personal papers and photographs, cover topics ranging from local Malibu history to Korean War photography. Please visit the Pepperdine Libraries Digital Collections page for more information and links to the collections.
Pepperdine Digital Commons, a service of Pepperdine University Libraries, is a digital repository and publication platform designed to collect, preserve, and make accessible the academic output of Pepperdine faculty, students, staff, and affiliates. It is the mission of Pepperdine Digital Commons to facilitate the discovery of Pepperdine’s scholarly communications, provide instant access to full text works, and preserve these materials in an open, digital environment. Please visit the Pepperdine Digital Commons page to search for faculty publications, electronic theses and dissertations as well as browse Pepperdine journals.
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