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Primary subject databases
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MathSciNet Reviews, with abstracts, to the world's literature in mathematics and related areas. View Full Description

Main databases

Secondary subject databases
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EBSCOhost databases (all) Search all EBSCOhost databases at once. View Full Description
IEEE Xplore Digital Library Electrical and computer engineering journals, conference proceedings and standards from IEEE/IET. View Full Description
Inspec Comprehensive access to the literature in physics, computing, engineering, and information technology. View Full Description
ProQuest databases (all) Search all ProQuest databases at once. View Full Description
Web of Science Core Collection Citation indexes for the arts & humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences. View Full Description

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Tertiary subject databases
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Google Scholar Searches for articles and web resources from academic publishers and universities. View Full Description
ingentaconnect Academic and professional journals in various subject areas by various publishers. View Full Description
Scholars Portal Books Electronic books from various publishers and coverage various subjects. View Full Description
Scholars Portal Journals Several thousand full-text electronic journals; especially strong in sciences and social sciences. View Full Description
Science Citation Index (included in Web of Science) View Full Description
ScienceDirect Journals and books published by Elsevier, primarily in the sciences. View Full Description

Applied mathematics, in partnership with computational science, is essential in solving many real-world problems. Our mission is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology through our publications, research, and community.

Historical Math Monographs (Cornell University Library)
A collection of selected monographs with expired copyrights chosen from the mathematics field. The original documents were brittle and decaying and in need of rescue; so they were digitally scanned. The database is fully searchable and includes two other historical math collections.
Intute Mathematics Gateway
Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications.
Contains peer reviewed articles and is published on the World Wide Web by the Mathematical Association of America
Math Forum
Produced by Drexel Univeristy this site is designed to enrich and support mathematics education.
A comprehensive and interactive encyclopedia dedicated to mathematics and intended for students, faculty, and researchers.
PRIME - the Platonic Realms Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia
"is a public resource maintained by and for the entire community of mathematics students, educators and researchers."
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Scirus: For Scientific Information Only.
Scirus is a science-specific search engine which examines over 167 million sicence related Web pages.
Sloane's On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences
A searchable database providing identification to integer sequences. Check out the section entitled "New users see."
Topology Atlas
Publishes information related to topology. The website attempts to be a comprehensive on-line resource for mathematicians interested in topology.
Web Pages that Perform Statistical Calculations
"The web pages listed here comprise a powerful, conveniently-accessible, multi-platform statistical software package. There are also links to online statistics books, tutorials, downloadable software, and related resources."

Searching Google

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Implicit AND

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Exact Matching

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Searches documents by keyword

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LaTeX and BibTeX

  • a freely available typesetting system that produces professional looking publications
  • useful for writing documents that contain mathematical formulas or equations
  • create documents with LaTeX using an editor or just using a plain text editor
  • prepare your text using special commands to produce effects such as heading styles, bold or italic emphasis, mathematical symbols etc.
  • files are formatted as .tex files (do not use accents or spaces in the file name)
  • the source code generates printable PDFs that comply with editorial standards
  • LaTeX Project
  • BibTeX Project
  • An updated version of LaTeX is called MikTeX
  • LaTeX and Friends - M.R.C. van Dongen ISBN: 3642238165 Publication Year: 2012 ebook
  • Digital Typography using LaTeX - Syropoulos, A; Tsolomitis, A; Sofroniou, N ISBN: 0387952179 Publication Year: 2003 ebook