Archive for July, 2012

Library Skills that Will Save You Time: August Webinars

The librarians are teaching two webinars this week. Spend an hour to pick up some new skills that could save you days down the road! RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, August 2, 2012, 7:00 PM CDT RefWorks is a research management tool that helps you collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources. If [...]

New PsycBOOKS Added – June 2012

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in June 2012. Of the titles added, 5 were APA books and 30 were designated classic books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Books 1. Coparenting: A conceptual and clinical examination of family systems, © 2011, by McHale, [...]

Searching for Articles Within a Single Journal

Hopefully, when you search for articles in the Capella Library, you know that the librarians recommend you start in one of two ways: 1. Choose a database from either Databases A-Z or Databases by School: Recommended route for graduate learners. 2. Start with a Summon search: This will search most (but not all) of the [...]

Finding Articles with Opposing Viewpoints

A common assignment that many learners get at some point in their programs is to find differing or opposing viewpoints on a controversial topic. There are a couple different ways to handle this type of assignment depending on which program level you’re at. For undergraduates, the CQ Researcher database is a great place to start. [...]

Kick Off Summer Quarter with Better Library Skills: Webinars this Week

The librarians are teaching two webinars coming up this week. Spend an hour to pick up some new skills that could save you days down the road! “Searching Databases for Articles”: Thursday, July 12, 2012, 07:00 PM CDT Get better results for the topics you search in the library databases! If you ever get too [...]

Finding Your Course Readings for Summer Quarter

Summer quarter officially starts on Monday the 9th, but your courseroom should be open now so that you can start preparing! You should already have purchased your required textbooks from the bookstore (see the textbook post for more information), but if you’re not sure how to access your course readings, you can find that information [...]