West Valley College Library
Our mission is to provide information services and resources to students, community members, staff and faculty, to facilitate successful learning.
Checkout Desk: 408-741-2028
Reference Desk: 408-741-2029
Fall and Spring Library Hours:
M-Th: 8:00am - 7:30pm
F: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sat: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Welcome to the Library! (2:52 minutes)
A brief introduction to the library and some of our most popular services.
Welcome to the Library
Welcome to the West Valley College Library information portal for Country Specific Research. I have found some credible websites, subscription databases, books and e-books to support your classroom experience. Use the tabs across the top of the guide to navigate and do not hesitate to ask a librarian for help.
Holly Zhang, Associate Librarian
Sheryl WuDunn, author of "Half the Sky"
Sheryl WuDunn's book "Half the Sky" investigates the oppression of women globally. Only when women in developing countries have equal access to education and economic opportunity will we be using all our human resources.
Tips for Success
When you find a good source (book, article, web page), record the title, author, and other bibliographic info (journal title, web address, etc.).
- Take notes from your sources.
- As you read, mark the parts you might like to quote in your paper.
- Keep organized. Keep a binder with copies of articles, your notes, and drafts of your outline.