Archive for October, 2011

Homeland Security Digital Library

The Homeland Security Digital Library was recently added to the library collection. Access over 94,000 documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management published by federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, professional organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and international governing bodies. Featured Topics Include: Suicide Bombers Security, Food & Fuel Interoperability Cyber […]

New PsycBOOKS Added – September 2011

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in June 2011. Of the titles added, 4 were APA books and 79 were designated Classic Books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. Developing self in work and career: Concepts, cases, and context, © 2010, by […]

Comprehensive Exams: Library Strategies Guide

If you’re nervous about your upcoming comprehensive exam, we have a guide that should help! Comprehensive Exams: Library Strategies is intended to help you find the resources in the Library that you need to succeed. Click on the tabs to learn the following: Preparing before getting your exam. Using resources to understand your questions. Searching […]

Advice from a Graduate: 3 Courseroom Tips for Weeks 1-3

I recently graduated from a Capella program (yay!) The other Librarians recommended that I share some of my strategies for success, so I’ve started this “Librarian-Learner” series. Let me tell you: it was tough-going at times, but planning ahead really helped me persist. I know that getting back into the game after quarter break can […]

Library Guide: Finding Articles for Your Discussion Post

Discussion assignments often require you to conduct research to support your discussion response. The library guide, Finding Articles for Your Discussion Post, will get you started with some basic research techniques you can use in the library databases to find articles on your discussion topic. Generally, anywhere from 1-5 articles should be sufficient to support […]

New ebrary Books: Methodology and Public Service Leadership

The library recently added thirty new books to its ebrary database; too many to bore you with the entire list here, but we hope that many of you will be excited to find out that four of those books are research and methodology books. A number of other books are topics that may be of […]

Capella eMail and Interlibrary Loan

When you fill out an Interlibrary Loan request form for the library, your articles are sent to you via your Capella email account, so it’s important that you understand how it works. We have received questions from learners who have ordered multiple articles and have seen the first one, but don’t understand where they should […]

Access the DSM-IV-TR through PsychiatryOnline

DSM Premium is now available through the library web site. This collection, from PsychiatryOnline, provides access to the DSM-IV-TR, a standard diagnostic tool for psychiatric disorders. The DSM-IV-TR covers diagnosis, differential diagnosis, case vignettes and multidisciplinary treatment guidelines. In addition, the complete DSM archive (I-IV) is available along with a variety of reference books and […]

Finding Course Readings

Fall quarter starts next week and you should now have access to your courseroom, so where are your course readings? You should already have your textbooks (see textbook post for more information), but below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about getting your course readings. Q: “I am a new […]

New PsycBOOKS Added! – August 2011

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in August and September of 2011. Of the titles added, 7 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. Cognitive fatigue: Multidisciplinary perspectives on current research and future applications, […]