Tag: technical_updates

Changes to Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business School Publishing has decided to convert the most popular Harvard Business Review articles to read-only status by disabling the use of the Tools feature in Business Source Complete.  Printing, emailing, saving, citing, and exporting capabilities will no longer be available for 500 of the 12,000+ Harvard Business Review articles.  The records for all [...]

New Library Web Site Live on iGuide

The Capella University Library is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website. The updated site provides easy access to library resources through a simplified home page. A new tabbed section at the top of the home page enables easy navigation between search functions. Whether you are looking for a specific book by [...]

Keyboard Shortcuts for Your Computer

Many people know that there are certain shortcuts you can use on your keyboard to make your computing life just a little bit easier, but not everyone knows all of them. Here is a sampling of some of the most commonly needed and/or used. Please note that most of these shortcuts work on PCs by [...]

Databases with User Limits

A few databases in the library collection have simultaneous user limits, which means only a set number of individuals can be using the database at the same time. If a particular database has a user limit, a reference to the number of users allowed will be included with the database descriptions on the Databases A-Z [...]

Check out the New Capella Library!

You may have noticed a few changes to the Capella Library website overnight. Don’t worry, the tools you know and love are still there, but we’ve made some modifications to improve your library experience. Take a Tour of the New Library! Here are the biggest changes you’ll notice: New and Improved Library Guides. No more [...]

RefWorks and Google Toolbar

Many learners (and Capella librarians) choose to use Google as their primary search engine. Google offers a toolbar with lots of useful features, but recently it has come to our attention that the Google toolbar blocks access to RefWorks. As many learners know, RefWorks is a very useful tool that helps store citations and prepare [...]

Adding Notes to Articles in MyEbscoHost

If you’re a big user of the MyEbscoHost feature in the Ebsco databases, you now have a new feature. You can add notes to individual articles. Whenever you go back in, your notes will be there, waiting for you. Once you’ve signed in to MyEbscoHost, search for the article you want. Then click the title [...]

Hidden Windows Frustrating Your Library Experience?

The librarians often get calls about course readings that never open and RefWorks exports that never work. Sometimes this is due to a real technical problem, but very often they are due to a very simple issue: Hidden pop-up windows Course readings open in a new window, which usually pops up right in front of [...]

RefWorks Maintenance Saturday Night

RefWorks will be down late Saturday night through early Sunday morning for some maintenance. The official times are from 10pm Eastern time through 6am. During that time you won’t be able to send citation information into RefWorks. Perhaps you can take the opportunity to make up on some lost sleep before the quarter gets too [...]

Changes to ebrary

Many of you have noticed changes to the ebrary database. Last week ebrary changed not only how the database looks, but also what you need to do to read a book. To search for a book, choose the search option at the top of the page. From the results page you can view the entire [...]