Tag: peer-review

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 [...]

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles: Webinar on Saturday, October 13th

“Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library” Webinar: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, 10:00 AM 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 [...]

Find Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library: Webinar on Thursday, 9/13

“Find Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library” Webinar: Thursday, Sept. 13, 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 [...]

Library Guide: Finding Articles for Your Discussion Post

Discussion assignments often require you to conduct research to support your discussion response. The library guide, Finding Articles for Your Discussion Post, will get you started with some basic research techniques you can use in the library databases to find articles on your discussion topic. Generally, anywhere from 1-5 articles should be sufficient to support [...]

New Education Journals from TESOL

Two education journals from TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) have been added to the library collection. TESOL Quarterly, 1981 – Present This peer reviewed professional journal fosters inquiry into English language teaching and learning by providing a forum for TESOL professionals to share their research findings and explore ideas and relationships [...]

A New Interface for Ulrichsweb

The new Ulrichsweb interface, featuring an updated color scheme and new functionality, is now available on both the Library site and the Alumni Library site. New Features Set browser display language Narrow search results using filters Customize column views Create a My Ulrichs account to save title lists and create alerts Download records in a [...]

Introducing Sage Journals Online

Sage Journals Online is a multidisciplinary database containing more than 570 peer reviewed journals. Previously, you had access to three Sage Full Text collections: criminology, education and psychology. Now through Sage Journals Online you have access to the journals in these collections plus over 400 additional titles covering business, nursing, public health, public administration, social [...]

Searching for Stand Alone Journals

The library usually adds to its collection by purchasing entire databases, but sometimes there is a specific journal that is so important for its field that we will buy it separately. These journals can be difficult to locate, but there are a couple options for you to find them within the Capella Library. Before I [...]

Full Text articles from Sage

The library pays for you to get access to the full text of articles from three Sage Full Text Collections: Criminology, Education, and Psychology–as well as some stand alone journals. As many of you have noticed, you must choose “Sage Journals Available to Me“, to get only full text results. If you don’t, some of [...]

Keywords are Key for Finding Relevant Results

Determining the right keywords for your search is essential. Keywords are the building blocks of your search and will either make or break your search. Databases are precise matching tools. When you’re typing keywords in the databases you’re going to get results that use the exact words and phrases you searched. “Garbage in, garbage out” [...]