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7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday & Wednesday
7:30 am - 6:30 pm

7:30 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday

Special hours of operation may apply during school breaks and summer sessions. An outdoor bookdrop is located behind the library, across from Parking Lot C.




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Find Books

Do you need to find Books, DVDs, or Reserve Materials? Search for them here. There is an advanced search with keyword, title, author, formats and more options. It includes the Fresno City College Library, the libraries of SCCCD, Fresno County Library, and libraries worldwide.

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Find Articles (Research Databases)

Find articles, ebooks, streaming audio, and streaming video. Frequently used periodical databases include EBSCOhost, JSTOR, Proquest, and the Fresno Bee. There is a database A-Z list of many of other databases such as ERIC, MEDLINE, and Nursing Resource Center. Included are e-book collections such as Safari Tech Books and Salem Press. To access databases when off-campus, use student ID number and password (same as for all other campus services).


Research Help

Research Assistance Program (RAP)

RAPS are customized one hour one-on-one appointments with a librarian to help with your research needs. 

  • Appointments must be requested 48 hours in advance
  • Available during these times
    • Monday - Thursday 7:30 - 6:30
    • Friday 7:30 - 12:00 noon

Request a RAP Session

Research Help Guides

Citation Basics

Need help with how to define a citation, create a works cited or references page, or how to identify sources that need citations, this is the guide for you. This guide provides resources on MLA and APA styles.

Understanding Plagiarism

Do you wonder exactly what qualifies as plagiarism? This guide provides resources such as TurnItIn's list of the top 10 types of plagiarism, FCC's policy and procedure on academic dishonesty, and help on how to avoid plagiarism.

MLA by OWL at Purdue

Need help with MLA? The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University provides a comprehensive formatting and style guide. Modern Language Association style is most commonly used in the liberal arts and humanities.

APA by OWL at Purdue

Need help with APA? The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University provides a comprehensive formatting and style guide. American Psychological Association style is most commonly used in the social sciences.

Aging Studies

This guide provides links to articles published in Annual Editions: Aging 2013/2014.

Books into Movies

Many movies begin as books. If you want to discover which movies have been adapted from books, this is the place.

Drugs, Society, and Behavior

Annual Editions on Drugs, Society, and Behavior. This guide provides links to articles published in Annual Editions: 2013/2014, 29th edition.

Legal Information

The legal resource guide provides a starting point for locating legal information for any course at FCC.

Political Science

Annual Editions on Political Science. This guide provides links to articles published in Annual Editions: 2014/2015.


Annual Editions on Sociology. This guide provides links to articles published in Annual Editions:2012/2013, 42nd edition.


This LibGuide supplements the instruction sessions for Scott Porteous' Biology courses.


Interlibrary Loans

  • Interlibrary loan is only for materials that are not owned by Fresno City College Library. 
  • Interlibrary loan generally takes from 2 to 4 weeks from submission. The date of arrival cannot be guaranteed.
  • FCC Library does not charge for interlibrary loans, but many libraries do charge to lend items to our patrons.  For example, the UC libraries may charge $15 to $25 per request. If at all possible, a free lender will be located.  If you are willing to pay a fee, please indicate below.  Otherwise fill in a zero.
  • If a loaned item is damaged, never attempt to mend item.

More Library Information


Please contact Paula Demanett to make arrangements to view items in the library's Special Collections/Archives. Special Collections/Archives items may not be checked out.

Library Annual Events

  • Edible Book Contest: Monday, November 14
  • Annual Book Sale: Nov 29-Dec 1



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