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Library Textbook Update

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Find Articles & eBooks Online in Library Databases

Our library databases are always available from home, 24/7.

Check out our most popular databases below:

Video Tutorials

Watch the video below to learn how to access and use OneSearch to find books, ebooks, articles, and more!

Watch the video below to learn how to access and find pro/con articles on controversial topics in Opposing Viewpoints.

Watch the video below to learn how to access and find topic overviews in Gale eBooks.

Off-Campus Database Access

When you access ELAC Library content off-campus, you may encounter a login screen.

Your login is your ACE information:

Username = ELAC/LACCD Student ID Number

Password = ElacMMDD

(Capitalize the E in Elac, and only use your four-digit birth month and date)

More Resources

Scanning Textbooks & Copyright

If you are concerned about scanning and sharing portions of your textbooks with students, please read this Statement written by copyright experts on fair use in emergency situations:

For Faculty: Import Research Modules into Canvas

How to import ELAC Library Research Modules in Canvas

  1. Login to Canvas with your LACCD credentials: 
  2. Click on your course’s Canvas shell.
  3. On the right, under “Course Status” click on “Import from Commons”
  4. Search for “ELAC Library”. You will see a few different items. 
  5. Click on the title of an item to see more details. To the right, click on the “Import/Download” button to import the item to your Canvas shell.


Modules Currently Available:

  • Using ELAC Libraries
  • Getting Started with Library Research
  • Library Research Using Databases
  • Primary Sources
  • Citing in APA (7th edition)
  • Citing in MLA (8th edition)
  • Evaluating Sources
  • The Annotated Bibliography