Updated: New York Times Bestsellers in the Law Library

As you begin your studies this semester, remember the Law Library can help you with your research needs. There are books, journals, and databases available when you are ready to start working on your papers, and study aids to help you prepare for your classes. And when you need a break and are looking for something a little more entertaining, the Law Library can help you there too with our collection of New York Times bestsellers in fiction and non-fiction. Come check out the latest bestseller additions in the library today. Continue reading

Welcome to the Fall Semester!

The Pepperdine Law Library welcomes new and returning students to the 2015 Fall Semester! As you settle into your classes and the routine of a new semester, be sure to stop by and check out all the services we have to offer. These include:

  • Free coffee!
  • Study room reservations
  • Discount movie tickets
  • Course reserves
  • DVDs, Blu-rays, and video games
  • Study aids (print & online)
  • Research help
  • An online exam archive

We also check out much more than just books! Continue reading

Welcome to Law School from the Reference Team

Welcome to law school from the Law Library Reference Team! We look forward to seeing you in the Law Library. The Law Library is located on all three floors of the law school, with the main entrance located on the second floor.  The Reference Office, Public Services Desk, and Information Services (IS) support desk, along with most of the materials you will need as a first-year student, are located on the second floor.

We have a LawGuide that includes useful law school survival resources as well as tips for places to study and places to take a break from studying:

New Student Guide:  http://lawguides.pepperdine.edu/firstyearlawschool.

Some other LawGuides that you will find useful as first-year law students are:

  • Using the Law Library:  The Law Library provides services for circulation, technology support, reference assistance, and special events.  In this guide, you will find basic information on the Law Library’s policies and services: http://lawguides.pepperdine.edu/usethelibrary
  • How to Find Books and Articles: The classes you take at the Law School or at the Straus Institute are likely to involve writing a research paper or a similar assignment.  This guide is designed to help you find the books and articles you’ll need to complete your assignment: http://lawguides.pepperdine.edu/findingbooksandarticles

Best wishes for your Law School Career!