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24/7 Chat

The LPC Library is pleased to offer 24x7 live chat, with optional Zoom screen sharing! Live chat with an LPC librarian Mon - Thurs (9 am to 9 pm) and Fri (9 am to 5 pm) and with other librarians the other hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

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Technology Loans

LPC Students who have limited or no access to technological tools necessary for their academic success can request a longer-term loan from the college.

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Technology Checkouts

Laptops and other technology items are available for short-term student checkout. View a list of available technology at the LPC library; including more information on laptop checkout, computers, software, and other tools.

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Online Material Access

Access to library databases, ebooks, streaming videos, and other electronic materials remain available through links on the library website and within the library catalog (OneSearch). [*Note: Use your college issued W# and class-web pin to access from off-campus.]

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Video Tutorials

The LPC Library has developed a series of online tutorials to help you through the research process! Topics include developing a research strategy, choosing a topic, finding sources, citing sources, and more!

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No More Fines!

The library will stop charging fines for overdue books and materials that are returned late as well as clear any outstanding overdue balances. While the library eliminated overdue fines, students are still responsible for fees associated with the replacement of lost or damaged books and other materials they check out.

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Research Appointments

Make a one-on-one research consultation appointment with an LPC librarian to get help with research assignments and projects. For example, get help with: exploring topics, finding sources, and citing sources

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Online Course Support

The LPC Library and Librarians are available to support faculty and online courses in a variety of ways. We are here to help you and your students have a successful semester. Options include research workshop (online only), embedded Librarian in an online course, and/or consult with a Librarian.

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Suggestion Box

Have an idea for a library service that would help? Let us know! We are looking for ways to improve our services and meet the needs of our campus community. Click to fill out a form and let us know your idea!

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Library Technology

View a list of available technology at the LPC library; including more information on laptop checkout, computers, software, and other tools.

Plagiarism Information

Information on what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.  Includes a tutorial and list of other helpful resources.

Citation Help

View information and examples on how to create and manage your citations; including information on citation generators and managers (Noodletools).

Library Help

Chat with a librarian through our Ask LPC Library service or browse our FAQ's.

Interlibrary Loan

Request books from Chabot College Library using our interlibrary loan service. Click to search both Las Positas and Chabot's library and click the "Request" button to request any Chabot items.

Checking Out Materials

View our procedures and policies that include checking out library materials.

Research & Term Papers

View a list of helpful in person and online sources that will guide you through the research and term papers process.

College Information

View a list of helpful online resources for choosing, applying, and finding scholarships. 

Reference Help

Get help from a librarian with your research projects. Librarians can help with choosing a topic, finding credible resources, and citing sources. A librarian is on duty to assist you during all hours of operation. Click to email a librarian to set up a time to meet or for help via email.

Career & Job Search

Lists of books, articles, and websites that are helpful in finding work and career information.

Reading and Writing Resources (RAW)

Connect with the RAW center for reading and writing help directly from English and ESL instructors.

LPC Tutorial Center

Connect with the tutorial center for tutoring, relaxed study, and group study rooms.

Library Classes

View a list of classes that the library offers to help you become a more successful researcher. Classes cover topics; such as, researching using the library resources, researching using the open web, evaluating information, and citing