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Spotlight: Reference Materials

This week we are highlighting guides about Reference Materials available in the library, as well as the assignment guides for upcoming assignments. To start with, look to see if any of your assignments this week has a guide: BIO1000: Statin Drugs BMGT8438: Trends & Theories COUN7503: Clinical Evidence ENG1000 – Library Research for Your Papers […]

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: MBA6135: Researching Data Mining & Reporting Need to find single experiment […]

Spotlight: Improve your search skills with Library Guides

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: ENG1000 – Library Research for Your Papers FD1800 Communities of Inquiry – Library Search MBA6135: Researching Data Mining & Reporting […]

Upcoming Webinars: RefWorks and Finding Peer Reviewed Articles

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Thursday, April 11th, 2012,  7:00 PM CDT 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 for you!  Sign up for […]

New Databases in the Capella Library

We recently added two new databases to the Capella Library:     What is the projected revenue for the Office Staffing & Temp Agencies market in 2015? What are the barriers to entry in the Speciality Food Store market? Find answers to these and other industry-related questions in IBISWorld. This database contains industry reports on 700 market segments. Each report covers the […]

Spotlight: Keeping up with the literature in your field

Most learners are on the second week of break, so coursework may be the last thing on your mind. However, breaks can be the perfect time to keep up with the literature in your field. Use the guides below to find out how to keep up with the current events related to your program: Identifying […]

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 […]

Spotlight: Library Guides

Library Guides are popular resources among Capella University learners, receiving tens of thousands of views each month. However, with so many to choose from, it can be easy to miss some, so we are starting this Spotlight series to highlight guides that may be most helpful.  There will be a new Spotlight post at the […]

RefWorks Webinar this Thursday, March 14th

RefWorks: Thursday, March 14th, 2013, 7:00 PM Central Whether you’re working on the literature review for your dissertation or “just” finding articles to use for a course paper, keeping your information organized is half the battle toward successfully completing your work. Learn how to collect, organize, and store reference citations from library databases and other […]

Student Success in First Courses Related to Contacting Librarians

Executive summary Capella University’s online, digital library is one of the most valuable resources you can use to support your academic success. Recently, a study was done to demonstrate student success rates in relation to using the library. Scope and Initial Queries In 2012, Capella collected data to measure student success related to use of […]