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Laney College

About the Library

About the Library

Laney College Library
900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: (510) 464-3495
Fax: (510) 464-3264

 

Library History

Laney College Library first opened its doors in September 1956.  At the time, the library was housed in a portable on the old 10th Street campus.

In January 1971, the library moved to its current location at 900 Fallon Street.

image: Laney Library Sign, 1958

The library sign in 1958

image: Laney Library Catalog, 1979-1981

A librarian searching the old card catalog (Source: Laney College Catalog, 1979-1981)

 

Library Mission

Laney College Library:

  1. Teaches students how to find and critically evaluate information.
  2. Provides an inclusive, equitable, and accessible space for inquiry, discovery, and reflection.
  3. Provides resources to support research and information needs for both onsite and distance learning.

Click to download LANEY LIBRARY MISSION (PDF)

Click to download LANEY LIBRARY PROGRAM OUTCOMES (PDF)