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How to Search the Library: The Basics

This guide will walk you through the basics of conducting an effective search for journal articles within the Capella Library.

How to Search the Library: The Basics


Use this guide to learn the basics of searching for articles in the Capella Library.

Every search can be broken down into distinct steps. Use the tabs above or links below to learn about each search step:

  1. Select a Search Topic.
  2. Choose Keywords.
  3. Pick a Database.
  4. Search Summon.
  5. Search Subject-Specific Databases.

If you still have questions after utilizing this guide, please contact the library for assistance.