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).
Example for student with ID number 88-123-4567 born February 25th:
User name: 881234567
If you need help resetting your pin, please visit this page.
Find books, articles, and more. OneSearch is now available in Spanish!
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.
ProQuest is one of our most popular databases. It covers a wide range of disciplines with content from academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. This would be a great place to search for current events information.
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: ("domestic slave" OR "house slave") AND wom*
Chat with a librarian any time! Library Student Computer Support: http://www.wlac.edu/library/Online.aspx
Chat with a librarian any time!
Library Student Computer Support: http://www.wlac.edu/library/Online.aspx
Spring 2023 In-Person Library Hours
(February 7 - June 5)