Archive for April, 2010

Capella Librarians Presenting at National Conference!

This week we are proud to let you know that three Capella Librarians are presenting two research studies at the 14th Off-Campus Library Services Conference in Cleveland, OH. This conference is an opportunity to explore issues related to delivering library resources and services to distance students and faculty. Libraries from across the United States and […]

Check out the New Capella Library!

You may have noticed a few changes to the Capella Library website overnight. Don’t worry, the tools you know and love are still there, but we’ve made some modifications to improve your library experience. Take a Tour of the New Library! Here are the biggest changes you’ll notice: New and Improved Library Guides. No more […]

Is your dissertation thesis hot? Or not?

Picking a dissertation topic can be rough. You want to do something interesting to you, relevant to your field, and new. Plus, you have to get your mentor to sign off on it. Now you can add hotness to your list of criteria – a new website Is My Theses Hot or Not will let […]

3 Reasons to Sign Up for a RefWorks Webinar

Why should YOU sign up for a RefWorks Webinar? 1)What is RefWorks? Come learn how you can store, organize and create bibliographies from the articles, books and dissertations you find in the Capella Library. 2) I have a RefWorks Account, but have never used it. OR I tried to figure it out on my own […]

When Google Narrows Your Search

Google recently announced Personalized Search. Whenever you search using Google, it will pay attention to the websites you click, allowing Google to place those sites higher on your result list the next time you do the search. For day-to-day Googlers, this new feature can really speed up your search. But if you use Google for […]

National Library Week – April 11-17 2010

National Library Week runs April 11-17, so go ahead and take the opportunity to get to know your libraries better. This year’s theme is “Communities thrive @ your library” and many public libraries will be holding special events to celebrate. If you’re not sure where your nearest public library is located, you can go to […]

Getting your Course Readings

With the start of each new quarter, there’s always a learner rush to get all of the course readings for new courses. Sometimes, getting all of those different readings can be complicated. This is because the readings come from so many different places. Here’s a quick guide to help you figure it out: Capella Bookstore […]