Through the generous support of Provost Tippens, the library was able to add the database British Periodicals to the library collection this week! British Periodicals offers facsimile page images and searchable full text for approximately 500 British periodicals published from the 17th through the early 20th centuries (1681-1920). Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences and the fine arts: music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture. The collection includes over 5 million pages.
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world. A nonprofit, nongovernmental human rights organization Human Rights Watch employs more than 280 staff members around the globe, including country experts, lawyers, journalists, and academics
In honor of National Poetry Month, the Special Collections and University Archives has created a display of rare and unique poetry books from the library’s collections. The display includes several Victorian-era books with interesting cover art, as well as a
This week the Pepperdine Libraries present their Alumni Author Series featuring Laura Skandera-Trombley and her new book, ‘Mark Twain’s Other Woman: The Hidden Story of His Final Years.’ All are invited to attend this fascinating talk and book signing in Payson Library, Thursday, April 15th at 6:00 p.m.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is the foundational document of international human rights law. It has been referred to as humanity’s Magna Carta by Eleanor Roosevelt, who chaired the United Nations (UN) Commission on Human Rights that was responsible