Tag: APA

Getting Started with RefWorks: September 8th Webinar

RefWorks Webinar: Saturday, September 8th, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT Having trouble getting your research organized? 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 your research process, sign up for a RefWorks webinar today! The webinar […]

Managing Your Reference Citations, Part 2: Internet Options

Last week, I wrote about all the cool things you can do with your free RefWorks account through the Capella library. I hope that you had the chance to explore your account and all its functions. Remember: RefWorks allows you to attach PDFs to the citation records that you create. However, if you do have […]

Managing Your Reference Citations, Part 1: RefWorks Advanced Features

The Capella Library purchases access to RefWorks to help you capture, store, and organize reference citations that you need to support your research… and it helps you to create APA formatted bibliographies. But are you getting the most from your RefWorks account? Did you know that RefWorks allows you to do so much more than […]

RefWorks Webinar for June

RefWorks Webinar: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012, 10:00 AM CDT RefWorks is a research management tool that helps you collect, organize, and store citations from library databases and other resources. If you haven’t been using this handy tool to take control and organize your research process, sign up for a RefWorks webinar today! The webinar will […]

Citing APA Style

As you finish writing your final papers for the quarter, we in the library would like to remind you to cite your sources properly. Here are some resources that can help. Many of our library databases allow you to get the APA-formatted citation for an article that you can copy and paste into a reference […]

RefWorks Webinar: Thursday, December 8th

If you’ve been meaning to learn how to get your research organized using RefWorks, this one-hour session on Thursday, December 8th is your chance! The webinar will cover the basics of creating an account, sending articles to RefWorks, organizing folders, and creating APA formatted bibliographies. Time will be provided to answer your burning ReWorks questions! […]

Announcing RefWorks 2.0

RefWorks 2.0 is now available to Capella learners, faculty, staff and alumni. The new interface offers a clean look and improved navigation. All the functionality of RefWorks Classic is available in RefWorks 2.0. The main difference is how you access the features and functions. The home page is organized into three main tabbed sections: References, […]

Citing from a Website in APA Style

For many learners, trying to follow the APA style guidelines can be an extremely frustrating process, especially when the item you’re trying to cite doesn’t fit neatly within a given category, for example, citing from a Website. Keep in mind there might be reasons why there aren’t clear citation examples. In this case, Websites don’t […]

Verifying Citations: Wrapping Up Your Final Paper

It’s that time of the quarter again: “I only have the author and the date.” “I only know the title!” “Help! I used this quote, but now I can’t find the article again.” As learners are finishing their final papers, the library starts getting a lot of citation calls. Now, the librarians aren’t necessarily APA […]

Can APA drive you insane?

I haven’t found any peer-reviewed research on this yet, but I wouldn’t be too surprised if it were true. APA citation style is far from intuitive, and many learners see it as a giant hurdle. Some days the librarians feel the same way. So, why is APA citation style so difficult, and what can you […]