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Nutrition and Fitness

This research guide is meant to help users navigate resources for nutrition and fitness students and to guide them through beginning academic research.

About this Guide

Welcome to the GCC Nutrition and Fitness Guide!  This guide is meant to help students studying in these areas.  It is divided into several main parts, which can be found through the left:


  • Getting Started -- This tab is meant to help you identify starting points for research into your topic.  This includes background information resources along with sources and hints to help you begin.
  • Find Articles -- This tab will provide information to help you find online articles, journals, magazines, and newspapers on your topic.
  • What is a scholarly article?-- This tab will provide instruction on identifying and reading a scholarly article.
  • Find Books -- This tab will provide information on finding topical books available either at the GCC Library, online, or through another MCCCD library.
  • Website Evaluation-- This tab will profide information to help you evaluate websites resources for validity. 
  • Find Video -- This tab will provide information to help you find you find either DVDs or streaming video sources on your topic.
  • Library Citation Guide- This tab links to the library citation guide for help and guidance.
  • Surveys-- This tab links to pre and post-lesson surveys for use with library instruction.


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