Archive for July, 2011

New Library Research & Information Literacy Skills site

The Capella Library has recently added a new section to their website to teach learners the basics of library research. Titled Library Research & Information Literacy Skills (casually referred to as RAILS), this library site covers: Identifying Scholarly Resources Defining Your Topic Searching Effectively Evaluating Source Quality There are complementary videos and interactive media linked [...]

New PsycBOOKS Added – May 2011

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in May 2011. Of the titles added, 5 were APA books and 271 were designated Classic Books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. Bringing psychotherapy research to life: Understanding change through the work of leading clinical [...]

Textbook and Course Reading FAQs

Welcome to Summer Quarter! At the start of every quarter the library receives a lot of questions from learners who are wondering how to get a hold of their course materials. Here are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions. Q: “I am a new learner, how do I get to the course readings in [...]

Free ebooks for a Month

There are a few more days of break before Summer Quarter starts on July 11th. Why not do some reading for fun at the World eBook Fair? Once again, this website is making over 6.5 million ebooks freely available until August 4th, including classics, popular fiction and academic works. Many of them can be downloaded, [...]