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Library Services: About the Library

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Welcome to Your Library!

Please check this guide regularly for library updates during this shelter in place order. Below is essential information about the library:  hours, contact information, online catalog, journals, and databases. For additional library information, choose a tab above that is tailored for your Life West status.

Please Note: 

  • Library items are due when the college reopens
  • Fines waived for items due during the closure  
  • Library available on your CANVAS Dashboard

I appreciate your patience as our physical library becomes a virtual one. ​Good Luck for the Spring Quarter! 


Barbara Delli Gatti
Library Director

Contact Us

Library available on the CANVAS Dashboard


Please Email Us

The staff acknowledges your request within 24 hours.

Interlibrary loan request -

Reference Assistance, Off-Campus Access and Questions -


Life West Online Catalog


Search the Life West Library Catalog for books, models, e-books, DVDs and more.  

Monitor displaying a stack of books


Search the Databases for Articles

Search PubMed or Index to Chiropractic Literature (ICL) before Googling It

The link to our databases.   

Note: Login required when searching off-campus. 

List of databases

Journal List

Search for a journal by exact title or keyword to find which online and print journals are available at Life West. 

Login required when searching off-campus.

Library Hours

Library Hours

Shelter in Place: The campus and library are closed in compliance with the extension of the shelter in place order until May 1, 2020.  Please read the COVID-19 Updates for the latest information from the Life West Administration. 

Hours during the quarter
Monday - Thursday  7 am - 8 pm
Friday  7 am - 6 pm
Saturday  12 pm - 5 pm
Sunday (preceding finals) 12 pm - 5 pm

See daily calendar for exceptions and quarter break hours. 

Library Hours

Hours are limited but please note:

Library staff welcomes appointments for using the library at other times!  

Please  make arrangements to ensure that staff and services are available.

For hours during break, please see: