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Library-Student Success Center (L-SSC)

Barbara Perez

Located on the first floor of the 45,000-square-foot Library-Student Success Center building, the Library provides reference services, general library orientation, research, instruction, and access to group study rooms. The Student Success Center is located on the second floor, where students have access to four drop-in tutorial centers, including tutoring, a Writing Center, Math & Science Center, and Reading Success Center. The Student Success Center will also offer a Supplemental Instruction program, directed learning activities, academic skills workshops, and peer-led tutoring. The multidisciplinary Computer Lab features 100 new computers with a variety of academic software for students to utilize for computer-aided learning, word processing and research.

The mission of the El Camino College Compton Center L-SSC is to foster a productive learning environment by providing quality resources, instruction, and instructional support services to the college and the community.

Where do I...

  • Locate materials in the Library?

    Use the Online Catalog. 
  • Find a journal, magazine, or newspaper article?

    If you're looking for an article on a particular subject, try searching one of our Library Databases. Although the Library has 40+ databases available, two good choices to start off with are Academic Search Premier and Proquest Research Library.
  • Ask for a class textbook to use in the Library?

    The Library has most (not all) class textbooks available for in-Library use only
  • Request a study room?

    There are six study rooms available in the Library, for groups of three to six students. Ask at the circulation desk. Student ID with current sticker is required.
  • View Library Policies?

    Check out our rules and regulations for facility use.
  • Get help?

    Visit the Circulation Desk to:
    • check out a circulating book or an audiobook
    • borrow a textbook for use in the library
    • request a back issue of a magazine
    • request a study room
    • get help with the copiers
    Visit the Information Desk to:
    • get help with the online catalog
    • learn how to search the Library Databases
    • get help with locating materials for research
    • get help with using WiFi in the library

    You may also direct reference questions to reflib@compton.edu.



Spring 2016

January 19-May 13
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:30AM - 8:00PM 7:30AM - 8:00PM 7:30AM - 8:00PM 7:30AM - 8:00PM 7:30AM - 4:00PM 7:30AM - 2:00PM

Closed Sundays
Closed Friday, February 12 (Lincoln's birthday) and Monday, February 15 (Presidents' Day)
Closed March 12-18 (Spring Break)


Contact Information

1-310-900-1600 Ext. 2175


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