If you need help finding something or using any of the library resources, just ask. You can find articles, search the catalog for books and more, place a request to borrow, Ask-A-Librarian via chat or e-mail, access research tools and databases in person or via the Internet valenciacollege.edu/students/library/west
Use a Computer
Go online, check e-mail, write a paper, create a presentation, or access online library resources from computer workstations in the library or by checking out an iPad or laptop. Free Valencia Wi-Fi is available throughout the library including wireless printing.
Access Course Reserves
Visit the checkout desk on the first floor to get supplemental materials assigned by your professor.
Work on a Paper
The Computer Access Lab on the first floor has everything you need to make your work shine including Microsoft Office products and course-specific software.
There are plenty of study tables throughout the library. Just grab one and hit the books, or head to the quiet study room 6-201B on the second floor.
Meet With Classmates
Tables are available on the first floor for groups to meet and study.
Access to the Library Search Box in Atlas 2.0 is under the Courses Tab then in the right column.
Find Loads of information is right at your fingertips:
Ask Librarians are here to help you. Stop by the Information Desk on the second floor
for assistance with:
Do Take matters into your own hands by using the tools that are available to you such as:
Students can connect with the library in person, online, and by phone. The librarians typically help students with:
West Campus - Fall/Spring Library Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Hours will vary during summer and between semesters.
Library staff are available during library operating hours.
Reference Desk help is available on the 2nd floor.
There's a lot you can do from home. Log in to Atlas and under Courses tab, choose Library to:
Find articles in databases.
Search the catalog for e-books.
Place requests to borrow items.
Use tutorials on writing a paper or citation.
For help after hours you can Ask A Librarian through live chat, e-mail, or text.