Library and Learning Resources Center at Ventura College Santa Paula

A branch of the Ventura College Library and Learning Resource Center is available at the Santa Paula Campus and is open to all Ventura College Students and members of the community. 

Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday. Closed on Friday.
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 

Math Tutoring

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:45 to 3:45 p.m. 
With Math Instructor, Matthew Porter
Free of charge to ALL Ventura College students
 

Drop-In Library Help with a Ventura College Librarian

Need help with your research? Not sure how to find books or articles? Chat with a librarian at VCSP:
  • Tuesday, October 10, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Monday, October 23, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Textbook Lending Library, 2017 Fall Semester

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
*for Santa Paula Campus-Enrolled Classes
  • Ventura College 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 a photo identification, a "print-out" of his or her class schedule, and a printed textbook list from the VC bookstore webpage.
 

Photo of students in the learning resource center at VCSP


Computer Lab

The 35 station computer lab serves as a lab for classroom instruction, and as an open-access drop-in lab for students and members of the community. 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 VCSP library, as an extension of the Ventura College Library, serves all currently enrolled students, faculty, staff, and community patrons.  

  • 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 Santa Paula 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 at the Santa Paula Campus. A 24/7 book drop is available and located next to the entrance to VCSP.
  • A variety of reference materials and periodicals are available to assist with educational research and to fulfill intellectual curiosity.

 

Ventura College Santa Paula

Learning Resource Center
957 Faulkner Road, 106 | Santa Paula, CA 93060
(805) 525-7136 ext. 6590 | vcsp@vcccd.edu