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Los Angeles Harbor College Library

Library Instruction Session (LIS)

We offer Library Instruction Sessions (LIS) tailored to your class, generally scheduled during your class meeting time. To schedule one, please complete the LIS Request Form by clicking on the link below. The LIS takes place on the second floor of the library in the LLRC building, room # 223 unless otherwise requested.

LIS Request Form


Zero Cost & Low Cost Textbook Classes

Access to free and low cost learning materials in various formats. View the guide for more information.

A guide to Zero Cost (OER) & Low Cost Textbook Classes

LAHC Bookstore Course Requisitions Form


PrepSTEP & Canvas

This guide will educate you on the contents and benefits of PrepSTEP, along with providing the steps to integrate within Canvas for your course.

PrepSTEP & Canvas Guide


Research Guides

We offer Subject Guides for each discipline in order for students to effectively conduct research.

  • If you would like a Course Guide for your class to appear within your disciplines Subject Guide please email your assignment to 
  • If you would like specific information to appear on your Course Guide, please submit the Course Guide Request  form and email your assignment to 

Course Guide Request

Example Course Guide


Reserve Materials

The Library does not purchase textbooks.

Many instructors lend a copy of the current semester's text or an acceptable earlier edition for student use in the library. 

If you would like to participate in this service, please print and complete the Reserve Request form, and bring it to the Circulation Desk with a copy of your textbook or other course materials. 

Checkout periods may be designated from 2 Hours - 2 Weeks.

Library Reserve Request Form



If you would like to make readings available on our e-reserves system, please contact us.


Suggest a Purchase

The library invites faculty, staff, and students to use this form to recommend books and other materials to add to our library collection. Every request will be considered.

Suggest a Purchase