Tag: research

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 [...]

December Webinars: Learn How to Find Articles and Use RefWorks

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Thursday, December 5th, 2013, 10:00 AM  CDT Do you need to find articles for your coursework or dissertation?  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 join us for this webinar and learn [...]

Upcoming Webinars: Finding Peer Reviewed Articles and RefWorks

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Saturday, September 7th, 2013, 10:00 AM  CDT Do you need to find articles for your coursework or dissertation?  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 join us for this webinar and learn [...]

Upcoming Webinars: RefWorks and Finding Peer Reviewed Articles

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles in the Library:  Thursday, April 11th, 2012,  7:00 PM CDT 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 for you!  Sign up for [...]

How do I find an article without the full citation?

Have you ever read a blog post or news story about a research study that interests you enough that you would like to read the actual study, but the article doesn’t give the full citation? How do you go about finding the study? Recently, I came across an article from The Telegraph about how to [...]

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 [...]

Student Success in First Courses Related to Contacting Librarians

Executive summary Capella University’s online, digital library is one of the most valuable resources you can use to support your academic success. Recently, a study was done to demonstrate student success rates in relation to using the library. Scope and Initial Queries In 2012, Capella collected data to measure student success related to use of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]