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Library Mission & Vision

The West Coast University Library is the knowledge center serving the curricular, research, and professional needs of students, faculty, and staff.  The library actively engages institutional learning by effectively delivering quality materials and student centric services within collaborative, inquiry-based dialogs occurring in physical and virtual environments. 

Library Staff Directory

Campus Position Name Contact Information
Los Angeles Librarian Julie Oshiro (818) 299-5525
Miami & Texas  Librarian Kyle Mclaughlin

(214) 254-4502

Orange County Librarian Ian Capilouto

Manchester Campus
(714) 782-1664

Assistant Librarian Tim McPherrin La Palma Learning Site
(714) 876-6082  

Center for Graduate Studies &
Online Programs

Librarian, Online Kathleen McSweeney

(949) 783-0696

Assistant Librarian, Online Sophia Conover  (949) 648-7737
Ontario Librarian Nalini Singh

(909) 467-6016

University Administration University Librarian  Ka Yee Chiu  (949) 783-4962                
University Administration Curricular Materials
Amanda Henderson (949) 783-4030
University Administration Virtual Academic Resource
Center Manager
Lauren McColm (949) 398-2362


Federal Work-Study Grant Interest

The Federal Work-Study program provides jobs for graduate and undergraduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses.  Funds under this program are limited and do not have to be repaid.  

If you are interested in working for the library, please contact a librarian at your campus.

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