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About: About

Mission

PURPOSE

The Los Angeles Film School Library seeks to provide the LAFS community with the best possible environment and resources for research and support.

MISSION

The LAFS Library’s goal is to provide direct support for the educational mission of the school, by selecting and organizing current and relevant books, media, and digital resources; to assist students and faculty in locating and retrieving information effectively, and to assist in the educational and professional development of students.

Strategic Goals

STRATEGIC PRIORITIES
  • Develop services and technologies to improve engagement with the library’s users 

  • Advance the library’s role in supporting research programs, scholarly and creative activities 

  • Analyze the library’s physical and digital space to plan for future users and collection needs

  • Continue to assess and improve library services, facilities, and personnel 

 
PRINCIPLES

Institutional Effectiveness: Libraries define, develop, and measure outcomes that contribute to institutional effectiveness and apply findings for purposes of continuous improvement.

Professional Values: Libraries advance professional values of intellectual freedom, intellectual property rights and values, user privacy and confidentiality, collaboration, and user-centered service.

Educational Role: Libraries partner in the educational mission of the institution to develop and support information-literate learners who can discover, access, and use information effectively for academic success, research, and lifelong learning.

Discovery: Libraries enable users to discover information in all formats through the effective use of technology and the organization of knowledge.

Collections: Libraries provide access to collections sufficient in quality, depth, diversity, format, and currency to support the research and teaching missions of the institution.

Space: Libraries are the intellectual commons where users interact with ideas in both physical and virtual environments to expand learning and facilitate the creation of new knowledge.

Management/Administration/Leadership: Library leaders engage in internal and campus decision-making to inform resource allocation to meet the library’s mission effectively and efficiently.

Personnel: Libraries provide a sufficient number and quality of personnel to ensure excellence and to function successfully in an environment of continuous change.

External Relations: Libraries engage the campus and broader community through multiple strategies in order to advocate, educate, and promote their value.

http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/standardslibraries

Cite: “Standards for Libraries in Higher Education”, American Library Association, August 29, 2006.

http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/standardslibraries

Document ID: e169adbd-8407-4434-31c5-c14771a447b2

Virtual Tour

LOCATION

Building 1, 5th Floor
6363 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028

ALERTS

Due to COVID-19, The LAFS Library is physically closed until further notice, but we are open virtually!! If you need to reach out to the Library, we will be available to provide assistance by phone 323.769.2705 and email lafslibrary@lafilm.edu.

Many of our digital services will remain available either through our Digital Catalog and our A-Z Databases page.

Hours of Operation

TEMPORARY HOURS (DUE TO COVID-19)

Monday - Friday : 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed on Sundays, Holidays, & Events

 

HOURS OF OPERATION (BEFORE COVID-19)

Monday          8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Tuesday         8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Thursday        8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday             8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Saturday       10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday          CLOSED

Hours of operation may differ on a weekly basis. The Library is closed on Holidays and Special Events. For any questions, email the Library at lafslibrary@lafilm.edu

Library Staff

Director of Library Services

Georgina Garcia Campos 

phone: (323) 769 - 2227

email: libraryadmin@lafilm.edu

Library Assistant

Carlee Wilson

phone: (323) 769 - 2705 

email: lafslibrary@lafilm.edu

Library Assistant

Eduardo Chavez 

phone: (323) 769 - 2705 

email: lafslibrary@lafilm.edu