Veterans’ art sheds light on past

November 15, 2017

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…

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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
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Art flows through movements

October 18, 2017

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…

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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
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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
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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 montene@elac.edu.

May 1, 2015
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Unproductive students in library distract the rest

By Amber Paramo and Cortez Cruz Serrato As of Spring 2015, East Los Angeles College library has not been the environment it once was quiet and accessible. ELAC’s library is a place where students should be able to concentrate, study and focus. Nothing is more important than the level of silence that helps create the library’s environment. With loud volume of voices, music and conversations the library is no longer…

March 4, 2015
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Prevent plagiarism and spare your paper

December 4, 2014

By Amber Paramo East Los Angeles College library offers a variety of workshops throughout the year, one of them being on how to cite properly and avoid plagiarism. Plagiarism is stealing someone else’s work and failing to give credit to the source. A person’s work can range from written articles, essays, books, websites and direct spoken words. Amy Guy is part of the Helen Miller Bailey Library personnel and is…

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Campus library hours impede students’ needs

December 3, 2014

By Gil Milanes With more than 30,000 students at East Los Angeles College, the Helen Miller Bailey Library hours of operation and basic students needs are not being met. The college library was recently remodeled with state of the art equipment on both of its two floors, but it still lacks in providing flexible hours of operation for the college students. The library is open Monday through Thursday from 8…

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Former ELAC student pays homage to instructor

By Cristina Galvan   Rita Soza remembers her times with teacher Helen Miller Bailey fondly. Soza is currently working on a biography on Bailey. Besides having the library named after her, Bailey left a strong impact on many of her students, including Soza. Soza attended Elac in the Early ‘70s.  She took two classes with Bailey, which were Western Civilization 1 and 2. After receiving her Associates degree, Soza attended…

March 13, 2013
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