Archive for 'Beyond Capella Library'

Online Writing Centers: iGuide’s “hidden gems”

The library receives many emails about writing and APA format.  While writing assistance is not something the library offers, there are Capella resources that can help:   Capella Undergraduate Writing Center and the Capella Graduate Writing Center. Here’s how to navigate to the Writing Center websites from iGuide:  Mouse over Learning Resources from the top menu bar and then [...]

Academic Publishing Opportunities

As you progress in your research at Capella, you may begin to consider publishing your work. The Graduate Writing Center has an Academic Publishing Page with tips and information on the process of writing and submitting an article for publication. Choosing the Right Journal is an important part of the publishing process.  Here are two [...]

Learning Assistance Center Webinar: Use Tutoring to Improve Your Writing and More

Smarthinking: Use Tutoring to Improve Your Writing and More, Thursday, May 16,  1:00 pm CDT / 2:00 pm EDT Our friends in the Learning Assistance Center will be teaching this webinar about Smarthinking.   Smarthinking is a free academic tutoring service available to all Capella learners. By attending this webinar, you can learn how to create [...]

Spotlight: APA Tips

Thanks for checking out this week’s Spotlight. We’ll start with a list of guides that have been created for this week’s assignments, then feature various guides we have on APA and citing. See the list below for week two assignments that have Library Guides: MBA6004: Research Scavenger Hunt MBA6135: Researching Data Mining & Reporting MPA5002 [...]

Celebrate National Library Week! April 14-20

This week, the Capella University Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week! Libraries today are more than repositories for books and other resources. Often the heart of their communities, campuses or schools, libraries are deeply committed to the places where their patrons live, work and study. It is [...]

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 [...]

New Library Web Site Live on iGuide

The Capella University Library is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The updated site provides easy access to library resources through a simplified home page. A new tabbed section at the top of the home page enables easy navigation between search functions. Whether you are looking for a specific book by [...]

Free Sage Resources Through October

The library subscribes to both Sage Journals Online and Sage Knowledge, which give you access to hundreds of Sage resources for free, 24/7. For the month of October only, however, Sage is giving free access to ALL of its online resources, including those we don’t subscribe to, such as the Sage Research Methods database. All [...]

Textbook Time

If you haven’t ordered your textbooks yet, now is the time to do it. Required textbooks are not available from the Capella Library, but our friends at the bookstore are ready and willing to assist you. If you don’t know which books you need, you can find out by going to the bookstore website and [...]

Managing Your Reference Citations, Part 2: Internet Options

Last week, I wrote about all the cool things you can do with your free RefWorks account through the Capella library. I hope that you had the chance to explore your account and all its functions. Remember: RefWorks allows you to attach PDFs to the citation records that you create. However, if you do have [...]