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About the Library

Library Mission Statement

The mission of LAMC Library is to provide our students, staff and faculty access to organized collections and information, to support instruction, and in collaboration with other academic programs, to encourage and facilitate information competency and critical thinking skills in all students.


Library Service Area Outcomes (SAO's)

  • The library provides a print and electronic collection that is current and useful for class assignments.
  • Students are served by knowledgeable and helpful librarians and staff.
  • Students utilize and are satisfied with library resources and services.
  • Faculty collaborate with librarians on course and assignment resources.


Library Workshops and Orientations: (SAO's)

  • Students utilize library resources and services.
  • Faculty collaborate with librarians on course and assignment resources.


Library Science 101 College Research Skills: Student Learning Outcomes (SLO's)

  • Students apply effective research strategies to find and evaluate print and online sources on an identified topic.
  • Students cite sources correctly following APA or MLA citation style guidelines. 


Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILO's)

Library instruction supports Institution Learning Outcomes (ILO's) specifically the Information Competency ILO: Students will demonstrate information competency by combining aspects of library literacy, research methods, and technological literacy. It includes consideration of ethical and legal implications of information and requires the application of both critical thinking and communication skills. Evidence will be the ability to find, evaluate, use, and communicate information in all its various formats

Help Desk


Visit us online using chat or email! You can also leave us a voicemail by phone. 

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Email: library@lamission.edu

Reference Desk:
(818) 364-7600 ext: 7105

Circulation Desk:
(818) 364-7600 ext: 7106

 

Appointments!

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  • Reference appointments can provide guidance on MLA and APA formatting/citations and research/databases. 
  • Book early and let us help you!