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Services During COVID-19 Closure: Home

Hours & Contact

Library Hours - Spring 

 Please learn about online services availableThe physical Library is temporarily closed in response to COVID-19.

 

 

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Our facility is closed, but we're still here for you!

It's Spring Break, and LAVC Librarians will be unavailable between March 23 - March 29th. During this time, the Library is offering 24/7 real-time chat service to help students, faculty, and staff find what they need. 


The Library provides remote research assistance and online access to a great variety of research materials (try OneSearch or choose a database from our A-Z list). Librarians will be available via email (ref@lavc.libanswers.com) Monday - Friday. And be sure to explore our online research guides to help you get started on your research project.

Finally, Spring Break has been rescheduled for Monday, March 23 through Sunday, March 29. Reference librarians will be unavailable during this time.

Reserve Textbooks

Access to the Library's collection of print textbooks on reserve is unavailable, but many publishers are making online versions available for free. Explore our guide to Online Textbooks to learn more.

Current Book Checkouts

If you currently have a book checked out, not to worry. All due dates have been extended to June 8, 2020.

For Faculty

For faculty interested in Library instruction, please email the librarians at ref@lavc.libanswers.com  to request an online alternative. The Library will only offer virtual services during this time. The Library also offers a platform for research and information literacy instruction. With Credo Instruct, students can work through a series of videos and tutorials to help them become better researchers (note that a UIA login is required). 

Other Support Services Available

Be sure to check LACCD's status updates.

Online tutoring may be available for your course.

Canvas support is still available, now with expanded hours

Several providers are offering free or low-cost Internet access during these challenging times.