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Services: About the Learning Commons

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In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King

the Learning Commons is

Closed Monday, January 17, 2022

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“The Power of Love” by Lola Audu is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Winter Quarter Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Contact Us

Please Email Us

The staff acknowledges your request within 24 hours.

Interlibrary loan request -

Reference Assistance, Off-Campus Access and Questions -


Online Catalog

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Search the Life West Library Catalog by keyword, title, or author to locate a variety of materials.  Limit your search by collection (book-Reserve or ebook) and by format (model). 

Search the Databases for Articles

Search PubMed or Index to Chiropractic Literature (ICL) 

Here is a 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.

Multimedia Resources

Online Resources - New 

Student Recommendations - You asked, and we listened!

Human Anatomy Atlas: Visible Body's 3D atlas of the human body

Anatomy & Physiology: Visible Body's step by step introduction to each human body system

Instructions and additional information: Library Multimedia Resources