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Tools for Chemical Engineers 4200:101 - Library Assignment: More Web of Science

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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, 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.

How to Access Web of Science

The best way to get to a specific database is to use the Databases by Title hyperlink.

What Can I Find in Web of Science?

Web of Science contains several databases

  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED) – 1965-present
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) – 1965–present
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (A&HCI) – 1975–present
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (CPCI-S) – 1990–present
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH) – 1990–present
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) – 2015–present

These databases do not contain full text articles, but the Full Text Finder button could lead you there.

Want to know what journals are covered by Web of Science?

  • Select Master Journal List in the navigation.

How to Use Topic Search in Web of Science (video, 2.20 min.)

Learn how to use topic search to get a list of relevant articles.

How to Filter Results in Web of Science (video, 1.51 min.)

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