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Below are links to our most popular Multidisciplinary Databases containing Scholarly/Academic peer-reviewed Journal & Popular Magazine articles.  

To see the complete list or to search by subject area, go to our A-Z Database List.

Top Databases containing Newspapers. 

To see the complete list, go to our A-Z Database List


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Off-campus access is available to current semester/session Students and current Faculty and Staff of LACC.

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Your username is: 

First two letters of your first name, plus the

First two letters of your last name, plus the

Last five digits of your student identification number. 

Your password is: 

The Month and Day of your birthday, as given in the school records, with the form MMDD

Example: A student named John Smith, born on January 26, with the student identification number 881-23-4567, would have

Username: josm34567

Password: 0126


Use your UIA account credentials, also known as your Academic username and password (same login you would use to logon to lab computers). Be aware that your Academic account is different that your other employee accounts.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Spring 2023 Library Hours

February 6 – June 5, 2023

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 7:00pm

Fridays: 8:30am - 2:00pm

Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and School Holidays

The Library is closed Tuesday, June 6, 2023 - Sunday, June 11, 2023.

The Library reopens on Monday, June 12, 2023.

Summer 2023 Library Hours

June 12 – August 17, 2023

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and School Holidays: Closed

Use the Ask-a-Librarian chat for assistance with research and other questions.


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Library (323) 953-4000 ext: 2400 * Reference (323) 953-4000 ext: 2406 * Circulation/Periodicals (323) 953-4000 ext: 2395