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Library Services

Accessing Library Resources


Library Book Renewals:

At this time all items will automatically renew until further notice. Please hold onto your library items until we are all able to return safely back to campus. If you have any additional questions, contact your campus librarians

Off-Campus Library Access:

Students and faculty can continue to access virtual library resources by visiting the WCU Library Homepage https://westcoastuniversity.edu/academics/library-resources.html or by clicking on the Library Tab in Blackboard.

If you need assistance in accessing the virtual library off-campus please visit the following page: https://guides.westcoastuniversity.edu/offcampus.

Any additional questions can be answered by emailing askwculibrary@westcoastuniversity.edu.


Connecting with a Librarian Online


Email:

Library team members will continue to monitor and respond to email on a regular basis. 

24/7 Chat Service:

Students can connect with a WCU Librarian via chat during the hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Pacific Time. All other hours students will be connected with a librarian outside of our institution.

Chat Services: https://guides.westcoastuniversity.edu/chat

Virtual Research Appointment:

A virtual research consultation is one-on-one assistance provided by a librarian in regards to a research assignment typically lasting more than 20 minutes.

Submit the following form: https://westcoastuniversity.edu/academics/library-resources/schedule-research-appointment.html and a librarian will confirm via email your research consultation time and a way to connect via Zoom.


Faculty Information


Library Instruction Webinars

Faculty: Previously held in-class library instruction sessions can be offered via webinar for your online course. Please schedule sessions with the librarians listed below:

 Campus

 Librarian

 Email

 Center for Graduate Studies

Greg Ullman

 gullman@westcoastuniversity.edu

 Dallas

 Kyle McLaughlin

 kmclaughlin@westcoastuniversity.edu

 Los Angeles

 Julie Oshiro

 joshiro@westcoastuniversity.edu

 Miami

 Mary Bishop

 mbishop@westcoastuniversity.edu

 Ontario

 Nalini Singh

 nsingh@westcoastuniversity.edu

Orange County

 (La Palma and Manchester)

 Joel Rane

 jrane@westcoastuniversity.edu

Online Programs will continue to offer webinars for their programs

 Online Programs

 Kathleen McSweeney

 kmcsweeney@westcoastuniversity.edu

Have a Question?

24/7 Chat may connect you with a librarian from another institution.