The Library Skills Assessment is your first defense here at FGC when it comes to understanding your library and how it works. Many instructors will require completion of this activity, which will be located in your course if it has been assigned. You’ll find a summary of staff, services, and guidelines on the Library Fact Sheet.
This 21-minute video covers library resources, logging in, searching the catalog, using the databases, and help with citations.
The handout below features how to search several of the library databases for nursing and health-related resources.
PrepSTEP includes resources on Career and Workplace Preparation, College Success Skills, and core skill reviews in Math, Science and English. You can access ebooks, tutorials, practice sets and standardized test practice for many careers and areas of study.
The MLA Style Center has helpful tips and examples.
The APA Style Home , APA Style Blog, and APA Guides and Sample Papers have useful tips and examples.
If your instructor is still directing you to use the 6th edition of APA, please see the link below for an overview:
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.
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