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Library Services and Policies

Checking Your Library Account Online

  1. Go to the ELAC library catalog
  2. Click on "My Account" link
    Link to login to my account
  3. Select either "Review My Account" or "Renew My Materials."
  4. You will be asked to enter your ID number and PIN. Your ID is your student ID number and your PIN is the month and day of your birth date (MMDD, i.e., January 12= 0112).
  5. If you are a faculty or staff with an ELAC library card, enter the barcode number as shown on the card as the user ID, and enter the PIN you were assigned when you were issued the card. 
  6. If you are having trouble with your PIN or otherwise have problems with your login, please call the circulation desk at (323) 265-8758 (Monterey Park Campus), or (323) 357-6219 (South Gate Campus).

Renewing Materials Online

  1. To renew library materials online, visit the library catalog.
  2. After you have logged on to the system, select the "Renew My Materials" link.
  3. Click on "List Charged Items".
  4. Choose your renewal options. Note: Not all items are renewable.  
  5. If you are having trouble, call the circulation desk at (323) 265-8758 (Monterey Park Campus), or (323) 357-6219 (South Gate Campus) to renew by phone.