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Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Library Building CLOSED Until Further Notice.
Book due dates have been extended to the end of the semester (June 8th). 
Use the Ask-a-Librarian chat for assistance with research and other questions.

 

Attention Students:
Free access to digital textbooks through May 25th!

In response to the COVID-19 situation, many textbook publishers have made their textbooks free via different platforms. Check the sites below to see if your course textbook is available to borrow for free: 

  • RedShelf: Create an account using your student email (@student.laccd.edu) and make sure you select Los Angeles City College under "search for school". You need to sign in using this link: studentresponse.redshelf.com
  • VitalSource: Create an account with your student email (@student.laccd.edu), then click the Explore tab to find textbooks that are being offered for free.

Find more information and resources on our LACC Virtual Library and Student Resource Guide.

  • https://studentresponse.redshelf.com/accounts/register/?next=/library/

Welcome!

We hope you find the library inviting and comfortable and that it becomes your favorite place to read, study, use computers for research, and to complete assignments in a safe and quiet environment.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Library Offers:
  • 192 Computers for Students (Including 5 ADA Stations and 2 Tables with Low/High Adjustability)
  • Wireless Access on All Floors
  • Photocopy Center (1st Floor) with 6 B&W Copiers
  • Print Station (1st Floor) with B&W Printing & Copying
  • Print Station (2nd Floor) with B&W/Color Printing & Copying
  • 18 Group Study Rooms
  • Circulation/Periodicals Desk with Textbooks, Reserve Material, Magazines, and Newspapers
  • Reference Center with Faculty Librarians for Research Assistance
  • 150,000 Print Books + 230,000 eBooks
  • 100 Magazine and Newspaper Subscriptions

The Library is located in the North-East corner of the campus, on the corner of Willow Brook Avenue and Vermont Avenue, next to the Metro Station.

The Library is located in the North-East corner of the campus, on the corner of Willow Brook Ave. and Vermont Ave, next to the Metro Station. 

Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Library is to provide user-oriented quality services, instruction, and resources to support the mission and goals of the College and the curriculum, and the educational and research/information competency needs of students, faculty, staff, and administration.

 Contact Us

Reference (research, resources, general)
  •   Telephone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2406

  •   Email: mlklibrary@lacitycollege.edu

Circulation (account, fines, fees, holds)
  •   Telephone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2395

  •   Email: libraryinfo@lacitycollege.edu

Chat: Ask a Librarian - 24/7 Chat

 Library Building Closed

Library Building Closed Until Further Notice.
Check your Student email and our website for updates.
Use the Ask-a-Librarian 24/7 chat for assistance with research and other questions.

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

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911