Archive for January, 2009

Searching for theories should be easy, right? They are so big!

Often we will get calls from learners looking for theories, for instance “theories of leadership” or “theories of learning.” The funny thing about theories is that they don’t refer to themselves as such … at least not inside peer reviewed articles, they don’t. I. e. — If you search for “theories of learning” in the […]

Changes to ebrary

Many of you have noticed changes to the ebrary database. Last week ebrary changed not only how the database looks, but also what you need to do to read a book. To search for a book, choose the search option at the top of the page. From the results page you can view the entire […]

Pssst . . . The Internet is Just Paper

When people talk about the internet, they tend to talk about how how much better it is than the print world. It’s fast, multi-media, and intricately connected. The screen is far beyond what paper could ever be. BUT . . . All this talk about the fabulous features of the internet can blur one important […]

Tips for Finding Full Text in Sage Databases

We receive a lot of questions about how to limit searches in the Sage databases so that you find only full-text articles. All you need to do is choose SAGE Journals Available to Me to find not only articles in the Sage database you chose, but also to find relevant articles from all the full-text […]

RefWorks After You Graduate?

Many RefWorks users have asked about what happens after graduation. You have hundreds of citations organized in RefWorks leading up to graduation day, and does it all then disappear? No, it does not. RefWorks is currently part of the Capella Alumni Library, which will allow you to keep the information you have stored inside the […]

New Journal Content for 2009

Many of the library databases added additional journal content recently. Most include large year ranges (e.g. 2000 to present) or entirely new titles: Advances in accounting Advances in international accounting ALTER – European Journal of Disability Research Asian Journal of Psychiatry Brain, behavior, and immunity Computer Law & Security Report Education for Chemical Engineers Forensic […]