World’s Largest Collection of Conflict Resolution Material Goes to California

The Pepperdine University School of Law in California was recently chosen by the American Arbitration Association to “take over its prestigious Library and Information Center, consisting of more than 24,000 titles on arbitration, mediation, negotiation, fact-finding, and other international and domestic dispute resolution procedures”.

Pepperdine is home to the Straus Institute, which was ranked the No. 1 dispute resolution program in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

Cross-posted to Library Boy.


  1. Well I’ll take your word for it, LL, but my friends at Harvard and Stanford must be wondering how they came runners-up to:
    1. Pepperdine University (McConnell) (CA)
    2. University of Missouri–Columbia
    3. Ohio State University (Moritz)
    according to

    If one did a spot check on most lawyers about schools they would welcome recruits from these don’t show up on the NALP rankings.