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Library: Online Resources & Curbside Pickup

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the libraries at LAC & PCC will be open online until further notice. Library Reserve Textbooks can also be requested for curbside pickup. Please click here for more information.

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The LBCC Library is committed to providing information resources and services that support the mission of Long Beach City College. The Library values lifelong learning and supports student success by providing equal access to information in electronic, print, and non-print formats; offering quality instruction through workshops, orientations, and library classes and; fostering relationships with departments and programs to create, curate, and provide resources that address the multi-faceted needs of students with diverse learning styles. The Library is a safe place for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds, race, ethnicity, culture, language and sexual orientation.

Course Reserve Textbook(s)

Curbside Borrowing Pick-up and Digitization/Scanning of Book Chapter(s)

Faculty and Students can check out Library Reserve Textbooks for seven (7) days and request digitization/scanning chapters of the textbook(s) through PRIMO, the Library Integrated System (library catalog)

Step 1: Watch the Instructional Video, How to Request Curbside Reserve Textbooks

Curbside Schedule:

  • Monday and Thursday: 10:00am – 1:00pm and 3:00pm – 6:00pm Location: Lot C
  • Tuesday Walk-in Pickup: 10:00am -12:00pm; 1:00pm -6:00pm, Location: Library
    Entrance (Porch) Call Circulation Desk (562) 938-4231

Step 2: Follow the Step by Step Instructions for Curbside Borrowing and Book Chapter Digitization of Reserve Textbook(s)

NOTE: For Digitization of Book chapter:

  • The Reserve textbook(s) CANNOT be checked-out or loaned-out to students if the library has ONLY one  (1) copy.  You are advised to request chapter digitization.
  •  Requests are processed Monday – Thursday from 10 am – 6 pm.
  • Textbook digitization may take up three (3) days of processing time.
  • Students are allowed to ask one (1) book chapter per request OR two (2) requests per day on a second book of a different title.
  • You will receive an email with the requested chapter attached as a Microsoft 365 link to the scanned document.​

Student Online Services

Faculty

  • Library orientations will take place online via ConferZoom in the instructors’ course Canvas shell. Please reach out to Colin Williams at c3williams@lbcc.edu if you have any questions. Faculty can continue to request research orientations by filling out this form.
  • Are you a faculty member interested in creating educational resources for your students? Faculty who are interested in locating, adopting or creating OER (Open Educational Resources) should visit the OER Resources page.