Our Databases are available 24/7. Below are some of our most popular Databases:
Not finding what you are looking for? Try our complete list of A-Z Databases.
You must be currently enrolled to access the library's databases. Login information for remote access to databases is explained below:
USERNAME = your 9 digit Student ID number
PASSWORD/PIN = your 4 digit date of birth (MMDD format)
Student User name: 881234567 (9 digit student ID)
Student Password/PIN: 0225 (date of birth February 25)
Faculty and Staff
USERNAME = your Network ID (same as your WLAC desktop login)
PASSWORD = same as your WLAC desktop login password
If you are unable to login to the library's databases, please click on one of the forms below to request a password reset. You will receive confirmation via e-mail when our systems librarian resets your password. It may take up to 24 business hours to complete your request.
Additionally, we have a number of eBook collections listed below:
View a complete list of our online research guides. This is where librarians have gathered subject specific lists of databases and other helpful research tips for you. These guides also include help with citation styles.
WLAC students have free access to Microsoft products through the district portal:
1. Login to the portal with your LACCD credentials.
2. Click on "Mail" button and confirm your login.
3. Your online apps will show, but if you want to download Word or PowerPoint to your computer to work offline, click on the "Install Office" button on the top-right
Online media options:
While West Los Angeles College Library is closed, learning online doesn't mean you have to study alone. Just invite fellow students and set a regular study time!
Create and use a free Zoom video conferencing account to meet with other students in a virtual study room (if you already have a LACCD Zoom account, you can skip this step).
1. Create a free Zoom account. (Free accounts provide unlimited 1-on-1 meetings and 40 minute meetings for groups.)
While we can't replicate the nice, quiet study space you've used in the HLRC, here's an option for you to try: virtual study rooms.
To reserve a study room, visit our Appointments page:
Select the date and time you want to reserve, then click Continue.