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Off Campus Access to Library Resources: Home

Want to read an article or ebook off campus? Stream a video or listen to music? Here's how it works.

When accessing Library resources from off-campus, you will encounter a login screen and will need to enter your library login. In the example below, you will see how the login screen is triggered when accessing our databases. Additionally, instructional videos can be found by clicking on the Login Videos tab at the top of this guide.


Below the OneSearch box on the Library homepage, click the green "Databases" button to see a complete list of available databases.

screenshot of library homepage pointing to databases button


Chose the database most appropriate for your research needs. You can search database titles alphabetically, by type, or by subject.



When you select a database, you will be prompted to login using your username and password (see screenshot, below):

Screenshot of Library login page‚Äč

What is my library login?

For Students:

Your student library login is the unique part of your LACCD email address (everything before the "@"), and your password is your four digit date of birth (for example, if your birthday is April 25, 1995, your password is 0425). Instructional videos in English, Armenian, and Spanish located on the next page of this guide.

Don't know your LACCD email? Follow these instructions to locate your email address.

For Faculty:

Faculty and staff can now log in with the same LAVC Credentials you use for your office computer and wi-fi on campus (which are different from how you log into your work email, Canvas, etc.) If you have previously requested a library login from us, it should continue to work.

This guide from LAVC IT covers LAVC Credentials, and how they differ from LACCD credentials. If you do not recall your LAVC Credentials, please follow-up with IT:





Begin searching the database of your choice.

Having trouble? Contact a librarian for further assistance.

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