Archive for 'Resources'

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 […]

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 […]

Changes to Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business School Publishing has decided to convert the most popular Harvard Business Review articles to read-only status by disabling the use of the Tools feature in Business Source Complete.  Printing, emailing, saving, citing, and exporting capabilities will no longer be available for 500 of the 12,000+ Harvard Business Review articles.  The records for all […]

Academic Publishing Opportunities

As you progress in your research at Capella, you may begin to consider publishing your work. The Graduate Writing Center has an Academic Publishing Page with tips and information on the process of writing and submitting an article for publication. Choosing the Right Journal is an important part of the publishing process.  Here are two […]

New Research Methods Database

Do you need to conduct primary research using a specific methodology?  Do you need to know which methodology is best for the type of information you want to gather?  The library is please to let you know that we recently added the Sage Research Methods (SRM) database. SRM is a tool designed specifically to help […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]