Archive for January, 2012

Comprehensive Exams: Be Prepared!

If you’re nervous about your comprehensive exams (comps), 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 [...]

RefWorks Webinar: Saturday, January 21st

If you’ve been meaning to learn how to get your research organized using RefWorks, this one-hour session on Saturday, January 21st 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. [...]

Courseroom Linked Readings and eBooks

Winter quarter started Monday and we are getting a lot of questions about finding required course readings and textbooks in the courserooms. You should already have purchased your required textbooks from the bookstore (see the textbook post for more information), but below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about getting [...]

New Webinars Lauching in January

Beginning in January the library will be offering two new webinars: 1) Using Journal and Book Locator – Learn how to search the Journal and Book Locator tool to easily determine whether a specific book or journal is part of the Capella University Library collection. 2) Finding Course Readings – Learn how to find required [...]

Order Your Textbooks ASAP

The best time to order your textbooks is right after you register for your courses. If you don’t know which books you need, you can find out by going to the bookstore and searching for your course number. If the book is listed as required for your course on the bookstore site, then you must [...]