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Current Hours and Important Dates
We are remote until further notice
Contact and Staffing Info
Harold Examiner Building
1111 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90015
DeAnn Jordan, Learning Commons Coordinator
Suggestions and Feedback
The library welcomes all suggestions and encourages everyone to let us know how to improve your experience in the library or in using library resources. We also welcome suggestions/requests for new books, DVDs, magazines, online resources, and other materials.
To submit a request, or send us feedback of any kind, please fill out our Suggestion Form.
Search the LRC catalog for books, DVDs, etc
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Search databases for articles
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Protect yourself from unreliable sources and fake news. Watch this video to learn or review how to evaluate information based on Authority, Accuracy, Currency, Relevance, and Objectivity.