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Irvine Valley College Library Mission Statement

The mission of the IVC Library is to cultivate student success, information competency and lifelong learning by providing quality services and programs to ensure equitable access to information resources for Irvine Valley College’s diverse community.​


  1. To expand our service area in order to respond to the ever-increasing student requests for additional computers, study rooms, study space, and data ports.
  2. To provide IVC students and faculty on- and off-campus access to comprehensive information resources that support their educational and intellectual growth.
  3. Streamline the physical structure of the library to meet the changing needs of users


  1. Provide a pleasant, user-oriented learning environment for on-site users and the technical infrastructure and online environment, resources and services for both distance learning and campus communities.
  2. Strive for a balanced, current, and relevant collection of resources in both traditional and electronic formats that provide professional, academic and career-oriented information to meet the changing needs of a diverse community.
  3. Present a library governance system that provides reliable information and, as appropriate, involves the faculty and students in the decision-making process.
  4. Initiate, enhance, and improve new and traditional user services.
  5. Offer a multifaceted instructional program to provide IVC students and other library users with life-long learning, informational skills and competencies to assist them in their pursuit of successful careers, productive citizenship, and a satisfying quality of life.
  6. Support the instructional, information, research, and curriculum needs of the College through an effective, collaborative collection development and management program.
  7. Use assessment tools to improve student learning and effective teaching.
  8. Promote communication and collaboration within the College.
  9. Provide a competent, skilled staff dedicated to meeting user needs by encouraging and providing opportunities for professional training and development.
  10. Strive to provide the leading edge technology that supports the academic community and enhances the library operation including the Circulation Desk, Reference Desk, Reserves, and Collections.

IVC Library Contact

Circulation Desk: 949-451-5761
Research Desk: 949-451-5266
Renew Checkouts: 949-451-5438

link to library account 

Library Hours​​​

Fall 2019
August 19 - December 18, 2019

Monday 745am-10pm
​Tuesday 745am-10pm
​Wednesday 745am-10pm
​Thursday 745am-10pm​
​Friday 745am-4pm
​Saturday 10am-230pm
​Sunday CLOSED
September 2 (Labor Day)
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 28-30 (Thanksgiving)
December 19-January 1 (Winter Break)


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