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Chemical Engineering Library Guide: Web Resources

A library guide for chemical engineering students.

Some useful sites

The web site of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers provides news, information about AIChE publications, conferences, career guidance and resources, dedicated pages for chemical engineering students, webinars, and more.
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The web site of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, an international body, provides chemical engineering news and information on training courses, safety, careers, jobs, publications, and events.
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The Intute web site offers a selection of reviewed and evaluated websites to help scholars find information for their studies and research.  The Chemical Engineering pages provide links to excellent sources of information on agricultural chemicals, chemical engineering, chemical plant,  process operations, process industries, materials and products.
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The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) is an international forum where science meets business on independent, impartial ground. Its web site offers the latest chemical engineering news and information on the Society's technical groups, events, and publications.
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The web site of the South African Institution of Chemical Engineers offers news, articles, information about courses, interest groups, and events.

Information from the Internet

A large amount of information of interest to chemical engineers is available on the internet, however when using internet resources, one should be cautious, as most websites don't undergo peer review. You need to evaluate the website you get information from.


The following tutorials provide useful information about evaluating web sites:
 

JISC.  Intute Virtual Training Suite:  
The Internet Detective.
 

University of California. Berkeley Library: 
Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask.
 

Johns Hopkins University. The Sheridan Libraries:
Evaluating Information Found on the Internet.
 

Cornell University Library:
Evaluating Web Sites: Criteria and Tools.

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