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This research guide will point you toward online research resources and strategies available to you as scholars doing history research at Pepperdine.
Use this guide throughout the research process to help you have the best support for your thesis and research.
Databases Specific to Topic
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
JSTOR is an extensive archive of interdisciplinary journals and books, covering subject disciplines in Arts, Business & Economics, History, Humanities, Law, Science & Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Religion. Access Arts & Sciences I-VII archives and over 40,000 ebooks on the JSTOR platform.
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
Provides full text coverage to nearly 9,100 journals, including over 7,900 peer-reviewed titles in the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education and more. Full-text coverage dates back to 1985 and is updated daily.
Historical Abstracts This link opens in a new window
Searchable reference guide to the history of the world from 1450 to the present (excluding the United States and Canada), it includes over 800,000 annotated bibliographic citations to articles and book reviews and indexing of more than 2,600 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.
LexisNexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic) This link opens in a new window
Provides full-text coverage of approximately 15,000 national and regional newspapers, broadcast transcripts, magazines, wire services, federal and state court opinions, federal and state statutes, federal regulations and SEC filings. Access to company profiles, market research and trade journals plus Shepard's Citations® service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789. This database is only available to current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.
For an overview of how to use Nexis Uni, visit this page.