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Ram Slam Hours

Tuesday, Dec. 4 - Thursday, Dec. 6
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

Fall Hours

Monday - Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday & Holidays

An outdoor bookdrop is located behind the library, across from Parking Lot C.



Textbooks on Reserve

Use your class name and number (e.g. Engl 1A) or instructor name to find textbooks available for checkout. Most reserve textbooks are in-library use only. *Click on the book title to see all available copies.*

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Research Databases

Find articles, eBooks, streaming audio, and streaming video. Databases include EBSCOhost, JSTOR, ProQuest, Opposing Viewpoints, and more.

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Book Catalog

Find books, DVDs, and reserve materials. Use the Advanced Search option to search by title, author, formats language or other libraries of SCCCD, Fresno County Library, and libraries worldwide.

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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

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CRAAP Test handout for evaluating websites

Research 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.

Academic Arguments: Getting Started

Library resources for how to develop academic arguments, select and focus topics, and search for and use books and articles.

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.


Library and internet resources for students and faculty in Business education program and courses.

Career Planning

Helpful books, websites, and databases for exploring and selecting a major and career.

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.

Opposing Viewpoints

Learn about the many resources available in the Opposing Viewpoints database as well as tips on navigating and performing advanced searches.

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 Loan

  • 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.

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Special Collections & Archives

Please contact Paula Demanett to make arrangements to view items in the Library's Special Collections/Archives. Special Collections/Archives items are in-library use only.

Library Events

For more information about the annual book sale, cARTalog contest, Casanova scholarship, and poetry slam, visit the Library Events page.


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