Library Services

Westcliff University has a Research and Quiet Study Center with access to a Virtual Library. Students may also access online volumes through the use of Library desktop computers, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Study Center hours of operation are 9:00am to 7:00pm Monday- Friday. Exceptions include Holidays and any other dates on which the University will be closed (please see Academic Calendar).

Westcliff University provides access to The Library and Information Resources Network (LIRN).  LIRN provides an online library collection of more than 80 million scholarly journals, articles, periodicals, books, encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines, and audio and video clips.  LIRN also includes databases from Gale/InfoTrac with Informe, ProQuest, eLibrary, Credo, RCL, Web and Books in Print.  Westcliff University students are encouraged to use LIRN in their research for University courses.

“Introduction to LIRN” by WU Director of Library Services, Ron Ross


Technical Help & Resources

For Technical Support, please contact the Administration Office at 1-888-491-8686.  Westcliff University’s Director of Technology will assist you with any of your troubleshooting problems and/or questions.  Westcliff University posts tutorial guides on the global academic portal website for students to download and read through prior to beginning an online or hybrid course.  Westcliff University also holds online orientation sessions for students and faculty who need step-by-step assistance with understanding how to use the e-portal platform.