Archive for September, 2011

Free Reports and Books from the National Academies Press

The National Academies Press offers many of its PDF books and all of its PDF reports for free. With reports and books available on health, medicine, engineering and more, you may just find the information you’ve been needing. You can also check out one of the specific academies or institutes to focus on the information […]

Database Searching Webinar: Saturday, October 1

Have you ever found yourself frustrated because you weren’t getting the results you wanted when searching for articles in the library databases? Get too many or too few results? Results that don’t seem on-topic? Learn how to become a more effective researcher during this one-hour webinar. A Capella librarian will demonstrate best practices for searching […]

RefWorks Webinar: Wednesday, September 28th

If you’ve been meaning to learn how to use RefWorks, this one-hour session on Wednesday, September 28th is your chance! The webinar will cover the basics of creating an account, sending articles to RefWorks, organizing folders, and creating APA formatted bibliographies. Time will be provided to answer your burning ReWorks questions! RefWorks is a research […]

Public Safety Professionals Surveyed 10 years after 9/11

Capella University, in cooperation with several public service associations and the FBI National Academy, recently published a survey they conducted of over 1,000 public service and public safety professionals. The survey found these interesting facts, and so much more: The vast majority of respondents (92%) feel that “the emergency preparedness community has improved.” Most respondents […]

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Now Available

Computers & Applied Sciences Complete is now available to all Capella learners, faculty and staff. With full text access to more than 1,000 periodicals, this database covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. Subject coverage includes computer theory and systems, new technologies, and social & professional context. Access Computers […]

New Education Database from EBSCO

Are you looking for more information on an education topic? Try Education Research Complete. This database includes full text coverage of more than 1,400 education journals plus 550 books and monographs. Topics include curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding, multilingual education, health education, testing and more. Access Education Research Complete through the Databases A-Z page as […]