Tag: APA

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 [...]

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 [...]

APA Citing and Formatting

As we approach the end of the quarter, many of you are working on your final papers, so we’d like to remind you to be sure that you include all the references for the sources you cite. Yes, you’ve heard it before, but failure to accurately cite your your sources is considered academic dishonesty. To [...]

Learning Assistance Center Webinar: Use Tutoring to Improve Your Writing and More

Smarthinking: Use Tutoring to Improve Your Writing and More, Thursday, May 16,  1:00 pm CDT / 2:00 pm EDT Our friends in the Learning Assistance Center will be teaching this webinar about Smarthinking.   Smarthinking is a free academic tutoring service available to all Capella learners. By attending this webinar, you can learn how to create [...]

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: MBA6004: Research Scavenger Hunt MBA6135: Researching Data Mining & Reporting MPA5002 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Learn How To Find and Organize Articles: Two Webinars This Week

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library: Thursday, February 7th, 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 [...]

Organize Your Research Using RefWorks: Webinar on Thursday, January 17th

RefWorks: Thursday, January 17th, 2012, 7:00 PM Central You’ve learned how to find articles in the library. Now how do you keep track of what you’ve found? Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using this handy tool to take control of [...]

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, October 4th

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, October 4th, 2012, 7:00 PM Central We’re in the last part of the quarter break, so take advantage of all your free time (no laughing!) to get organized for next quarter. Learn how to collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources using RefWorks. If you haven’t been using [...]