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FGC Library Orientation Video 2021-2022

This 21 minute video covers library resources, logging in, searching the catalog, using the databases, and help with citations.


Navigating The Library Databases for Nursing

The handout below features how to search several of the library databases for nursing and health-related resources.


Avoiding Plagiarism



MLA Citation Style

The MLA Style Center has helpful tips and examples.

Part 1: Using Research and In-Text Citations (07:34)

Part 2: MLA Core Elements and Works Cited Entries (15:23)

Part 3: MLA Template and Works Cited Examples (12:32)

MLA Template – Excel File

APA Citation Style

The APA Style HomeAPA Style Blog, and APA Guides and Sample Papers have useful tips and examples.

APA 7th Edition Video Tutorial (13:58)

If your instructor is still directing you to use the 6th edition of APA, please see the link below for an overview:


Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) has many helpful explanations of MLA and APA citation styles. There are also other writing resources including information for avoiding plagiarism and a plagiarism activity to test yourself.