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Library Research & Instruction

The MLK Jr. Library offers a variety of research support, handouts and instruction to the students and faculty of LACC. Explore the links below to find out more.

Library Science Course – Improve your research skills with our 1-credit UC/CSU transferable course.

Research Support (LibGuides) – Online research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your librarians.

Study Aids & Handouts – Online versions of Library's printed study aids handouts available at the Reference Desk. All of these files are also available for download by clicking on the links.

Tutorials – Collection of additional resources to assist you with citations, databases, financial aid & scholarships, research, and more.

Legal & Ethical Uses of Information - Online library mini-course for LACC students to learn about topics like plagiarism, copyright, fair use, the importance of citing, and academic integrity. Click on link to self-enroll in the Canvas course. Average time to complete is 1 hour. 

Library Orientation Evaluation - Dear Student: We need your feedback to know how we're doing. Please answer each question below; all responses are anonymous. Thank you in advance for responding to the survey!

Library Orientation Request Form - For Faculty. This form is to request library orientations for your classes. The library orientations are typically one hour in length. Room availability is limited: please submit your request at least one week prior to your desired date

 Fall 2019 Finals

December 9 –  December 14, 2019

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 7:30am – 11:00pm*
Friday Dec. 13 7:30am – 4:00pm
Saturday Dec. 14 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday Dec. 15  Library CLOSED

* numbers in bold indicate extended hours

 Winter Closure

Library Will Be Closed:

December 15, 2019 to January 5, 2020 

Books can be returned in the book drop on front of library building.

Library Will Reopen:

Monday, January 6, 2020 at 8:00am

 Winter 2020 Session

January 6 – February 6, 2020

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday:  8:00am – 8:00pm

Closed Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
and School Holidays

 Contact Us

  • Telephone: (323) 953-4000
  •   Reference ext. 2406
  •   Circulation ext. 2395
  •   Library general ext. 2400

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Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911