Library & Learning Resource Center

Attention: We take the health and safety of all of you extremely seriously, especially during this COVID-19 crisis.  As a result, the Ventura County Community College District has closed all campuses to in-person services effective immediately and throughout the Fall 2020 semester.  We will keep you informed as status updates become available. 

 

Ventura College East Campus has a Library and Learning Resource Center (LRC) that also serves as a branch of the Ventura College library. The LRC provides Textbook Lending Library, access to over 10,000 research databases, full library service, open-access computer Lab, WiFi (wireless Internet), study areas, and math tutoring available to all Ventura College students and members of the community. 

 

Computer Lab

The 35 station computer lab serves as a lab for classroom instruction, and as an open-access drop-in lab for East Campus students as well as students from the main VC campus and VCCCD sister colleges. The lab also supports Ventura College's distance learning program by hosting orientations and exams. 

  • Computers workstations run the latest hardware, software and high speed Internet.
  • Tutorial software compliments and support classroom instruction for several academic and vocational disciplines including Accounting, English, ESL, Math, and Medical Assisting.
  • Printing and scanning is available for 10 cents per copy.
  • Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi) is available.

 

 

College Library Services

The East Campus Library, as an extension of the Ventura College Library, serves all currently enrolled students, faculty, staff, and community patrons.  

View the Library Resource Guide for students at East Campus. The Textbook Lending Library collection is available to students on a first-come-first-serve basis. Students may check out a maximum of three textbooks for the semester. Books are due back on the last day of finals. The Reserve Textbook Library is a collection of current  textbooks used in many of the courses offered at the Ventura College East Campus. This collection is made available for student use in the library only. Students may check out these textbooks for a two hour, in-library use period.
Numerous Research Databases are available to students including CQ Researcher, Opposing Viewpoints, ProQuest, JSTOR, and Country Watch. The databases provide access to over 10,000 periodicals, newspapers, journals, publications, biographies, bibliographies, critical analysis, and book summaries. Students, faculty and staff of Ventura College have online access to these databases via MyVCCCD. Students may check-out and drop-off library books previously checked out at the East Campus. A 24/7 book drop is available and located next to the main entrance. A variety of reference materials and periodicals are available to assist with educational research and to fulfill intellectual curiosity.

    2020 Fall Semester Textbook Lending Library at East Campus

    Visit the Ventura College Lending library page for more information about the lending library at East Campus.
     
    Rules & Guidelines
    * for East Campus-Enrolled Classes
    •  Students may check out textbooks from the Textbook Lending Library collection for the entire semester on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Students must bring the following:
    1.   photo identification
    2.   print-out of class schedule
    3.   printed textbook list from the VC bookstore webpage.
    English and Math Tutoring
    Available to all Ventura College Students. Drop-In, All Levels
    Currently unavailable at East Campus due to campus closure

    Visit the VC Tutoring Center page for more information