Best Bets for Starting Your Research in Mathematics
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014
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Coverage: 1940-Present. Updated: Continually. This easily searchable database contains professionally evaluated reviews, abstracts, and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. The database's over 2 million items are mostly organized according to the Mathematics Subject Classification system.
Updated: Regularly. Content includes: McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Yearbook of Science and Technology, and the Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. Includes: Biographies, news, and study center. Also contains images and video.
- Applied Science & Technology Index
Provides citations to technological articles in a wide variety of trade, academic, and industrial journals.
- IEEE Xplore Digital Library
IEEE Xplore Digital Library grants full text access to select IEEE journals, including: Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine, Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, IEEE Transactions on Software, IEEE Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Technology and Society Magazine.
Updated: Continually. Archive images and full text of scholarly journals. Subscription includes over 65 journals on a wide range of topics, including applied mathematics, symbolic logic, numerical analysis, and research in mathematics education.
- Science in Context
Science in Context contains articles from full text academic journals, science-related magazines and newspapers, multimedia records including pictures, and illustrations. A wide variety of subjects are covered, including earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography. Contains audio and video clips and images. Updated: Regularly.
Tips & Tricks
- When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
- The asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example: basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search for a phrase.
- Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
"algebraic theor*" AND (logics OR congruence)
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