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Learning Commons: Overview

Information about services and resources



Welcome to the Summer 2024 Quarter 


Quarter Hours

Summer Quarter Hours (Beginning 7/8/2024)

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

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

Saturday - Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Contact Us

Learning Commons/Library
25001 Industrial Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
Circulation (Main Number)


Please Email Us

The staff acknowledges your request within 24 hours.

Circulation Department:

Interlibrary loan requests:

Reference Assistance, Off-Campus Access and Questions:


Online Catalog

Picture of monitor with books

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 e-book) and by format (model). 

Search the Databases for Articles

Search MEDLINE, PubMed or Index to Chiropractic Literature (ICL) 

Here is a link to our databases.   

Note: Login required when searching off-campus. Please see: Off Campus Access to eResources.

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.  Please see: Off Campus Access to eResources

Multimedia Resources

Library Multimedia Resources
Draw It to Know It 
Human Anatomy Atlas: Visible Body's 3D atlas of the human body
Anatomy and Physiology (A&P): Visible Body's e-textbook

AV Equipment Request

Staff/Faculty Equipment Request Form

Please click on the above link to request AV Equipment .

The requested items will be available, in the Learning Commons, by 3:30 p.m.