Access articles and electronic books from the Library's subscription databases from off-campus! When you click on a database, you will be prompted for your user name (your student ID) and PIN (the two-digit month and day of your birth in MMDD format). You can also go directly to https://library.wlac.edu.
Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:
User name: 881234567
You can search for books by entering your search terms in the search box and clicking the Search button. Your search will take you to the Primo OneSearch library catalog, where you can view books on your search topic(s).
This Fall 2022 Semester, the library is offering a new online OneSearch Library Catalog Tutorial. The tutorial is available in our library catalog, in many of our library research guides, and on our library website.
Upon completion of the OneSearch Library Catalog Tutorial, library patrons should be able to:
1. Find the OneSearch online library catalog.
2. Search for and locate books and e-books, videos, articles, digital media, and more in the library's collection.
3. Request items from other LACCD libraries.
At the end of the tutorial, there is a short online quiz, which provides users feedback.
Watch the video tutorial below for a demonstration of how to search ProQuest databases.
Search ProQuest below for articles related to dental hygiene or mortuary studies.
Below are suggested databases and search tips for your research.
Putting it all together
Use all the above search tip sto refine your search.
Example: ("tooth decay" OR caries OR cavities) AND (children OR youth OR adolescen*)
Find additional information through the following databases.
Winter 2023 In-Person Library Hours
(January 3 - February 2)