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This research guide will point you toward online research resources and strategies available to you as scholars doing research at Pepperdine.
Quick Reference Tips
- 1. Start all your library research at: http://library.pepperdine.edu
- 2. Use the Library Catalog to Search for Books: http://pepperdine.worldcat.org
- 3.Search for specific journals using the Access Databases and E-Journals link
- 4. Search for articles for a research project by using the Library’s Electronic Databases.
- 5. Read the daily Wall St. Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, etc. for free through Factiva!
- 6. Use Ask Us! This free service is available to current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff. Our Ask an Expert service helps deliver reference services via e-mail, chat instant messaging, and text messaging.
- 7. Set up your own bibliographic database by using RefWorks RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. Other free (non-Pepperdine) Bibliographic Services include: http://Zotero.com and http://easybib.com
- 8. Use Infoguides Pepperdine librarians have assembled an impressive collection of subject guides across all academic disciplines to help patrons identify appropriate resources