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Family, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences (FNES) Guide

This guide introduces students to Family, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences resources in order to help them complete their research projects.

Getting Started

The purpose of class assignments is to write a paper based on your search for published literature. The purpose of this research guide is to introduce you to the process of literature search and familiarize you with a variety of sources available to you.

Select a topic that is of interest to you. If in doubt, talk to your instructor regarding a chosen topic. You may want to seek help from reference librarians who are knowledgeable about search strategies necessary for locating needed information

Citation Styles

American Medical Association: AMA

Purdue Owl: AMA Style

  • Purdue Owl provides an overview of the American Medical Association (AMA) citation style
  • Sample references for website, book, journal and online formats

Citation Software

  • BibMe: Free registration required. MLA, APA and Turabian styles available
  • Citation Machine: Generates citations into MLA, APA, Turabian and other styles
  • Endnote: Available to QC community through Web of Science database and signing in. Register for a free account on Web of Science.
  • Mendeley: free citation manager available as a web application and desktop software.
  • Zotero: Free software that allows one to collect, manage, share and cite research sources

Additional Citation Help:


Links to Other FNES related LibGuides

Popular Resource Links

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Remote Access

All Queens College students, staff, and faculty can access to the libraries’ electronic resources off-campus. To use databases and electronic resources while off-campus you must verify affiliation with Queens College when prompted.

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