Archive for October, 2009

CQ Researcher Database – New Guide Available

There’s a new guide available for learning more about and using CQ Researcher database. You can find it by going to the Library Homepage and following this path: Click Articles, Books and More (your one-stop-shop for all of the Capella subscribed databases) Scroll down the alphabetical list of databases until you see CQ Researcher. Underneath […]

New PsycBOOKS Titles – Sept. 2009

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in September 2009. Of the titles added, 3 were APA books and 20 were designated classic books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. How caregiving affects development: Psychological implications for child, adolescent, and adult caregivers, ©2009, […]

MyEBSCOhost vs. RefWorks – Organizing Your Articles & Books

Sometimes learners ask us about creating a MyEBSCOhost account, which allows you to add articles to folders in EBSCOhost databases to be retrieved later. Often this topic comes up because a learner was adding articles to a folder without creating and logging in to a MyEBSCOhost account, which would then cause the articles to disappear […]

Learning With Your Eyes Shut – Gale Virtual Reference

Gale Virtual Reference Library now features streaming and downloadable audio of their encyclopedia entries. You can click to play the entry or download the MP3. Just click the Listen button and the options to either stream the audio or download the MP3 will appear. Gale Virtual Reference Library is not a peer-reviewed journal resource, but […]

Credo Reference Adds New Titles

Credo Reference recently added a number of new titles to its collection. Many of these new titles are a boon for those of you in Public Safety specializations, as they cover issues such as policing, prisons, youth justice and intelligence. Here’s a list of Credo’s latest additions: Dictionary of Policing Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment […]

Adding Notes to Articles in MyEbscoHost

If you’re a big user of the MyEbscoHost feature in the Ebsco databases, you now have a new feature. You can add notes to individual articles. Whenever you go back in, your notes will be there, waiting for you. Once you’ve signed in to MyEbscoHost, search for the article you want. Then click the title […]

Alumni Library Offers Free Lifetime Access

The Alumni Library is a great resource for anyone interested in lifelong learning. Whether your degree is in education, psychology, business or nursing, there is a database to cover your field of study. As a current or future Capella Alumnus, you have free lifetime access to several of the journal and book databases you used […]

Not Finding What You Need in ERIC?

Try Proquest Education Journals. There is some overlap between journals in ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) and Proquest Education Journals, but for the most part the journals in this database are unique. That means you may find other articles on your topic. If you are doing a comprehensive literature review on a topic in either […]

BEWARE! APA 6th Edition Mistakes!

If you were on the ball and picked up the new APA 6th edition manual the moment you could, you’ll need to make some updates to it. The first printing of the 6th edition has several examples with wrong information. If you like to model your papers on the sample paper in the manual, you’ll […]

President Obama Declares…

October as National Information Literacy Awareness Month. Click here to view the official proclamation: The ability to find, evaluate and effectively use information for a designated purpose is essential not only to every learner, but to every American. “Hone” your information literacy skills this month by checking out just one of the many guides or […]