Archive for February, 2012

Validity and Reliability of Tests and Measures

Need validity and reliability information for a survey, test or instrument? You can start with the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY), which provides reviews of published tests that discuss validity and reliability. But what if the test you chose doesn’t appear in the MMY, or what if you are required to find additional articles that discuss [...]

Upcoming Webinars: RefWorks and Database Searching

The library has two webinars coming up this week, so now is your chance to spend an hour picking up some skills that could help you with the rest of your program! RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, February 16th, 7:00 PM Central RefWorks is a research management tool that helps you collect, organize, and store citations from [...]

Finding Legal Information

Legal research can be tricky. The LexisNexis database is the best Capella Library database to use for searching, but it does have a learning curve. Also, for certain types of legal research, such as laws from foreign countries, you might be better off using websites on the open internet. Where do you begin? The library [...]