Librarians focus on switching to online

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, East Los Angeles College library has found helpful and innovative ways to help its students. The Helen Miller Bailey Library provides a multitude of online resources to help replace the physical access to educational materials students once had.

December 3, 2020

Veterans’ art sheds light on past

By Rogelio Alvarez East Los Angeles College student veterans shared their military experience through artwork at the Veterans Art Exhibit opening reception in the Helen Miller Bailey Library foyer on Monday. Upon entering the library, the exhibit displays photographs taken by student veterans, with flags from the United States Armed Forces hanging from the balcony of the second floor. In the enclosed cabinet display are ceramic pieces, military uniforms, badges, a…

November 15, 2017

Open educational resources offers cheaper supply options to students

By Steven Adamo The high-cost of textbooks is one of many topics of discussion          during Open Access Week, with workshops held today and Thursday at the Helen Miller Bailey library. During the workshops, librarian Cynthia Mari Orozco will discuss Open Educational Resources (OER). “OER are openly licensed materials that are free to use,” Orozco said. These materials are syllabi, assignments, tests, projects and free, or low-cost,…

October 25, 2017

Art flows through movements

By Steven Adamo Art, science and philosophy are woven through history in the mural titled “Education Suite: Arte, Ciencia, y Filosofia” located inside the Helen Miller Bailey Library. Erika Montenegro, instruction librarian at the Helen Miller Bailey Library, put together a research guide last month on the ELAC website out of demand for information about the mural from students and professors. Montenegro teaches a library science class and uses the…

October 18, 2017

Library should accept student ID number to checkout textbooks

By: Dy’Mond Dozier When using your identification cards you would think you only need them along with your license or when you’re trying to do something important. Here at East Los Angeles College, however, you need your ID card to just use a library book. Everyone knows that college years can get to be very stressful. Having to remember to grab everything in the morning, along with your student ID,…

May 20, 2017

Students petition for longer library hours

By Bianca Garcia Students for Political Awareness President Christopher Cruz and Non-Traditional Student Union President Pedro Flores Jr. have partnered to create a petition to extend the Helen Miller Bailey Library hours. Although East Los Angeles College offers many resources to students, not all are being made accessible to every student on campus. The reason for the petition is to help the non-traditional students have full access to the library…

May 15, 2015

Extended main campus library hours

The Helen Miller Bailey Library will offer extended hours in addition to its regular hours starting in May. The following is the correct schedule for spring 2015. Sundays: Noon – 5 p.m. May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Weekday evenings: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. May 26, 27, 28 June 1, 2, 3, 4 For more information, contact Library Chair Erika Montenegro at

May 1, 2015