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Spotlight: APA

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 [...]

Spotlight: Search Tips

Welcome to this week’s Spotlight! Every week during the quarter we will start with guides that have been created for assignments due that week. Does your assignment have a Library Guide? Check the list below: DPA8002: Defining Public Administration ENG1000 – Library Research for Your Papers FD1800 Communities of Inquiry – Library Search HS5334 & [...]

Spotlight: Tutorials and Webinars

Courses start again next week – are you ready? Polish up your library skills before quarter start by taking advantage of our resources and tutorials: How-to Videos & Media Skill Development Tutorials Webinars Want to see if there’s been a guide created for your upcoming course? Check out our full list of assignment guides to [...]

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 [...]

Library FAQs: Find Answers to Your Library Questions

Do you have questions about the library? Perhaps you are looking for books, dissertations or peer reviewed articles and need assistance getting started.  Visit the new Library FAQs site to find quick answers to frequently asked questions.  Library FAQs contains over 200 questions and answers to help you get the most out of your library experience. The site [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ERIC Database Affected by Government Shutdown

Due to a lapse of appropriations and the partial shutdown of the Federal Government, the systems that host the ERIC database at eric.ed.gov have been shut down.  Because we access ERIC through the EBSCOhost platform, we are able to search the database and access some full text content. However, any links that read “Full Text [...]