Archive for March, 2013

How do I find an article without the full citation?

Have you ever read a blog post or news story about a research study that interests you enough that you would like to read the actual study, but the article doesn’t give the full citation? How do you go about finding the study? Recently, I came across an article from The Telegraph about how to […]

Spotlight: Keeping up with the literature in your field

Most learners are on the second week of break, so coursework may be the last thing on your mind. However, breaks can be the perfect time to keep up with the literature in your field. Use the guides below to find out how to keep up with the current events related to your program: Identifying […]

Time Management Tools for Success

Webinar:  “Save Time! Employ Effective Time Management Strategies” – March 26th, 12:00 pm CDT (1:00 pm EDT) While it’s often overlooked, good time management is a skill that moves you toward success.  Take advantage of the spring break to attend this time management webinar offered by our friends in the Learning Assistance Center.  Sign up […]

Spotlight: Library Guides

Library Guides are popular resources among Capella University learners, receiving tens of thousands of views each month. However, with so many to choose from, it can be easy to miss some, so we are starting this Spotlight series to highlight guides that may be most helpful.  There will be a new Spotlight post at the […]

RefWorks Webinar this Thursday, March 14th

RefWorks: Thursday, March 14th, 2013, 7:00 PM Central Whether you’re working on the literature review for your dissertation or “just” finding articles to use for a course paper, keeping your information organized is half the battle toward successfully completing your work. Learn how to collect, organize, and store reference citations from library databases and other […]

Student Success in First Courses Related to Contacting Librarians

Executive summary Capella University’s online, digital library is one of the most valuable resources you can use to support your academic success. Recently, a study was done to demonstrate student success rates in relation to using the library. Scope and Initial Queries In 2012, Capella collected data to measure student success related to use of […]