Tag: library_guides

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

Celebrate National Library Week! April 14-20

This week, the Capella University Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week! Libraries today are more than repositories for books and other resources. Often the heart of their communities, campuses or schools, libraries are deeply committed to the places where their patrons live, work and study. It is [...]

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: DPA8002: Defining Public Administration ENG1000 – Library Research for Your Papers FD1800 Communities of Inquiry – Library Search HS5334 & [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]