Archive for 'Research Tips'

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 [...]

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles in the Library: January 11th Webinar

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Saturday, January 11th, 2014, 10:00 AM  Central Do you need to find articles for your coursework or dissertation?  Are you new to the Capella Library?  If you want to have an easier time of searching the library databases for finding articles, whether they need to be peer-reviewed or not,  then [...]

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 [...]

Upcoming Webinars: Finding Peer Reviewed Articles and RefWorks

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Saturday, September 7th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Statistics and Government Resources

The U.S. government has many agencies that collect data on all manner of topics, including but not limited to education, employment, health, and public safety. If you need to find government generated data and/or statistics, a good government website to visit is the Data & Statistics page of USA.gov. The Capella University Library has also [...]

Does Capella Library Have It? Finding Full Text

There are times when you may find a reference citation for a journal article or book that you would like to read for yourself–such as from a reference list, your courseroom, or an internet search–but how do you find out if it’s available from the Capella Library? If you have the full citation, including the [...]

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 [...]

Using Library Guides Effectively

We made a change to the Capella University Library Guides home page a few weeks ago that should help you have an easier time getting the help you need to learn library skills; we created a separate Browse by Guide Type box. This can be very useful for those times you know generally what kind [...]

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles: Webinar on Saturday, October 13th

“Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library” Webinar: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, 10:00 AM 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 [...]