Archive for 'Resources'

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. [...]

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 [...]

Learn How to Find Peer Reviewed Articles in the Library: Webinar on January 12th

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library: Saturday, January 12, 10:00 AM Central Get a jump start on the quarter by learning how to search the library databases more effectively. If you need to find articles for your courses, but you sometimes get too many or too few results or results that don’t seem on-topic, then [...]

Welcome to Winter Quarter 2013

Winter quarter officially starts today, Monday the 7th. You should already have purchased your required textbooks from the bookstore (see this textbook post for more information), but if you’re not sure how to access your course readings, you can find that information in our Finding Course Readings guide. If your particular question about course readings [...]

RefWorks on the Updated Library Home Page

There have been some concerns expressed, but fear not! The RefWorks information page is still available as a direct link from the library home page; it just looks a little different these days. Scroll down to the section More Services and Tools. The link is listed as Manage references with RefWorks. Remember, the RefWorks information [...]

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 [...]