Archive for 'Beyond Capella Library'

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 […]

New Google Scholar Interface

Google Scholar recently changed their user interface. This affects both how how you hook the Capella Library up to Google Scholar and how you refine your searches in it. First things, first: The library’s Google Scholar guide has been updated with the new directions to hook it up to the library. If you’ve already connected […]

Happy National Library Week!

National Library Week runs from April 8-14, so Happy National Library Week to all our Capella learners! Don’t forget to celebrate the fact that the Capella University Library is here to help you with your research and library-related needs. Here’s a library guide to help you get prepared for the quarter start on Monday, April […]

Citing APA Style

As you finish writing your final papers for the quarter, we in the library would like to remind you to cite your sources properly. Here are some resources that can help. Many of our library databases allow you to get the APA-formatted citation for an article that you can copy and paste into a reference […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ebrary Book Database Now Allows Downloads

Recently, the vendor of the ebrary database has made it possible to download its ebooks. You can either download up to 60 pages of the book to a PDF format to keep, or you can download the entire book for a two week check out period. In order to download entire ebrary books, you will […]