Library Materials & Loan Periods
|Reference Books||Library Use Only|
|Reserve Items||2 Hours - 2 Weeks|
|CDs & DVDs||3 Days - 2 Weeks|
How many items can you check out? Five books in each subject area and ten books total.
Your Library Account
You can access your library account in order to renew items, place holds on items, and check your balance.
On the library catalog page, click My Account and enter your student ID number.
The default password is your 4-digit PIN, the month and date of your birth.
Renew library materials the following ways:
Placing Holds and Requesting Books From Other LACCD Libraries (Intralibrary loan)
Loan Periods & Fines
|Material Type||Loan Period||Overdue Fine Rate|
|Books (stacks - circulating)||2 Weeks||No Fines (replacement cost if not returned)|
|Reserve||2 Hours - 2 Weeks||$1.00/day|
|Text Book Reserve||2 Hours - 2 Weeks||$0.50/hr. $12.00/day|
|ITV/PACE Tapes||2 Days||$2.00/day|
Book Return Locations
A library hold will be placed on a student’s record for the following reasons:
Available on the first floor of the library and Learning Resource Center (LLRC).
Bring a USB Flash/Travel Drive to save your work, the computers will not save any work to your desktop or documents folder.
Please note: the computers, printers, photocopy machines, and circulation desk power-down 15 minutes before the LLRC building closes.
LAHC offers free wireless (WiFi) access to all registered students, which requires the student login information.
Click on the link below for additional information if needed.
Cost Per Page
$0.15 black and white
$0.50 color (photocopy machine only)
Add value (cash only) to your student account for printing and photocopying by using the Go Print machines. To cash out the balance on the account, students must visit the Business Office.
LAHC offers wireless printing to all registered students.
View this guide for more information: Wireless Printing Guide
Mission & Outcomes
The LAHC Library mission is to provide appropriate information and learning resources and instruction in how to identify, locate, and evaluate such information and resources. These services play a major academic role as an extension of the classroom and are an integral part of the learning process.
Student Learning Outcomes
As a result of attending library instruction sessions, students will understand library classification and its relationship to location of materials within the library.
As a result of attending library instruction sessions, the student will be able to find periodical articles and monographs relevant to the topic he/she is studying.
As a result of attending library instruction sessions, the student will be able to identify bibliographic elements to use in reference lists conforming to standard citation guidelines.
As a result of attending library instruction sessions, the student will be able to evaluate information sources as relevant to their topics to use in reference lists conforming to standard citation guidelines.
Students will use a variety of sources to explore a topic in order to produce documented material directed to a specific audience.
Library and Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Located on the first floor of the Library and Learning Resource Center (LLRC) building. The LRC provides students with free tutorial and learning support services in select subject matter areas, as well as workshops related to study skills, research paper formatting styles, math, and navigating the Etudes learning platform.