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This guide is designed to direct students, faculty, and staff in nursing to key resources.

Solutions to Common Troubleshooting Questions

  • Be sure to access resources through the UA Libraries Catalog or the library webpages to use the proxy server or OhioLINK authentication. You will be prompted for your UANet ID and password from The University of Akron Login screen.
  • If you are trying to download an article, check the E-JOURNALS page to verify dates that we subscribe. Search this page for electronic journals and conference proceedings.
  • Add the UA Library proxy URL ( to access resources remotely. To do this, get the link of a library resource (article, journal, database, etc.), and follow these steps:

1.) Copy the full URL of the library resource and paste into a browser address window (URL#1)
2.) Highlight and copy the following string:
3.) Paste URL#2 IN FRONT OF the URL#1. The resulting URL should look something like this:
4.) You will be prompted to enter your UAnetID username and password.

Get Help!

Contact Marilia Antúnez for advice/training on using library resources to support your study, teaching, or research:, or call 330-972-6262.

If I am not available, or for immediate assistance, please contact us at:

Report a Problem

The Bierce Library
(330) 972-5355


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You may use either link below to report problems accessing the electronic resources.

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