FGC Online Library Skills Assessment
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.
FGC Library Orientation Video
This 30 minute YouTube playlist covers library resources, logging in, searching the catalog, using the databases, and help with citations.
This 14-page handout 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.
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)
APA Citation Style
APA Style Video Tutorial (14:00)
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.