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Tools for Chemical Engineers 4200:101 - Library Assignment: Lesson Home

Week 4 - Library Resources

This week your lab will be a flipped classroom. This means most of the lecture portion is located in this guide. The material here is meant to prepare you for the assignment you will receive in class. This material will not be covered in class.

In class, you will be given this week's lab and you can begin work. There will be multiple librarians there to help explain things if you have questions.

Total time of the tutorial videos is under 20 minutes.

Before class you are expected to complete the following:

Part 1: Watch both videos

Part 2: Watch the video

Part 3: Watch the video

Part 4: If you feel unsure about plagiarism, consult one of the self-guided tutorials.

Part 5: Familiarize yourself with the NFPA Safety Diamond (

Contact me if you have any problems.


Want to Access Electronic Resources Off-Campus?

Be sure to use the UA Libraries Catalog or Web site to use the proxy server. Go to a definition of a proxy server. opens new window You will be prompted for your UANet ID and password from The University of Akron Login screen. Most of the time you will be prompted one time per browser session.

If you go to the URL of the resource directly, you will bypass the proxy server.

Some resources like SciFinder will require another user id and password, but most don't. Often when you are prompted by anything besides The University of Akron Login screen or the OhioLINK Authentication screen, either

  • you did not go through or were somehow dropped by the proxy server or
  • we do not have access to the particular item, such as an article from a year of a journal that is not part of our subscription. Check the Publication Finder to verify dates that we subscribe.

Subject Librarian

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Tammy Stitz
Bierce Library, Rm. 152C

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