Archive for 'Citing & Organizing'

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 [...]

Lunch and Learn Webinars: March 6th and 7th

The library is trying something new.  We are offering our two popular webinars over the lunch hour, 12: 00 pm CST ( 10:00 am PST/11:00 am MST/ 1:00 pm EST).  Join us and learn while you lunch! Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Thursday, March 6th, 2014: Do you need to find articles for your [...]

Get Your Library Research Organized with RefWorks: January 16th Webinar

RefWorks:  Saturday, January 16th, 2014, 7:00 AM  Central    How do you keep track of the research articles you’ve found?  RefWorks is a great tool that’s free to you as a Capella learner.  In this webinar, you will learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks.  If [...]

December Webinars: Learn How to Find Articles and Use RefWorks

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Thursday, December 5th, 2013, 10:00 AM  CDT Do you need to find articles for your coursework or dissertation?  Whether they need to be peer-reviewed or not, if you ever get frustrated that you sometimes get too many or too few results or results that don’t seem on-topic, then join us for this webinar and learn [...]

APA Citing and Formatting

As we approach the end of the quarter, many of you are working on your final papers, so we’d like to remind you to be sure that you include all the references for the sources you cite. Yes, you’ve heard it before, but failure to accurately cite your your sources is considered academic dishonesty. To [...]

Creating Annotated Outlines and Bibliographies

Every quarter, the library receives a number of questions about how to create annotated outlines and annotated bibliographies. You are usually required to create one or both of these tools as part of the writing process because they help you to think about your topic and organize your thoughts in preparation for writing your paper. [...]

Two Webinars This Week: Finding Articles and RefWorks

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library: Thursday, December 6th, 2012, 7:00 PM Central Need to find articles for your coursework? Whether they need to be peer-reviewed or not, if you ever get frustrated that you sometimes get too many or too few results or results that don’t seem on-topic, then this is a great webinar [...]

Upcoming Webinars this week in November

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, November 8th, 2012, 7:00 PM Central You’ve learned how to find articles in the library. Now how do you keep track of what you’ve found? Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using this handy tool to take control [...]

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, October 4th

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, October 4th, 2012, 7:00 PM Central We’re in the last part of the quarter break, so take advantage of all your free time (no laughing!) to get organized for next quarter. Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using [...]

Getting Started with RefWorks: September 8th Webinar

RefWorks Webinar: Saturday, September 8th, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT Having trouble getting your research organized? Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using this handy tool to take control of your research process, sign up for a RefWorks webinar today! The webinar [...]