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Welcome to Los Angeles City College LibGuides!

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your librarians.

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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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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


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Featured LibGuides

Research Skills Center

The place to find help with research skills

Subject Guides

A list of Research Guides by subject area and department

Find Books and Articles

Tips for using our databases to find the resources you need.

Citing Sources

Guide of why and how to cite properly, including tools for creating citations in various formats (MLA, APA, Chicago etc).

Using the Library

From the stacks to the databases and beyond!

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