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Mathematics Resources

Mathematics Data last updated on: Sept 7, 2008
•  Key Mathematics sites
•  How to do research in Mathematics
In-depth guides & instructional materials
•  How to find Mathematics books, journals, and other materials
ANTPAC, Melvyl, WorldCat, online books, journals, dissertations, preprints, and more
•  How to find Mathematics articles
The best article databases to find Mathematics journal literature
•  Reference works
Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in Mathematics
•  Further research
Finding in-depth & specialized Mathematics information
•  UC Irvine departments & sites
Finding faculty & campus resources in Mathematics
•  Professional information
Key organizations, associations & career information for Mathematics
 
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Key Mathematics sites
•  MathSciNet (Mathematical Reviews, 1940- ; Full Reviews 1940- ) UCI access only
Comprehensive database covering the worlds mathematical literature since 1940 MathSciNet provides Web access to the bibliographic data and reviews of mathematical research literature contained in the Mathematical Reviews Database
•  Zentralblatt MATH (1931-present) UCI access only
Provides a comprehensive coverage of the international mathematical research published in the years 1931 through present It contains articles from about 3 000 journals monographs proceedings volumes and collections of articles
•  Jahrbuch Database (Electronic Research Archive for Mathematics) (1868-1942)
The Electronic Research Archive results from a project supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). It consists of two parts:
* A literature database based on the "Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik" (1868-1942)
* An archive of digitised mathematical publications at the Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen
•  Web of Science (1900-present) UCI access only
Includes Science Citation Index.
•  Combined Membership List (AMS, MAA, SIAM, AMATYC, AWM, CMS, and SMC)
•  MathCRCNet UCI access only
Mathematics texts from CRC Press avaialble for full text online searching.
•  CRCNetBase UCI access only
CRC NetBase ful-text serach across sci-tech-engin databases.
•  ITKnowledgeBase UCI access only
Information Technology publiscations from CRC Press.
•  InfoSecurityNetBase UCI access only
Search across Information security publications from CRC Press.
•  Mathworld
A free resource from Wolfram Research based on Eric Weissteinn CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics.
•  Math Forum@Drexel
An open website of problems and puzzles, online mentoring, research, team problem solving, collaborations, and professional development.
•  MathDL: The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library
MathDL is an online resource published by the Mathematical Association of America. The site provides online resources for both teachers and students of mathematics.
•  PAM: Resources in Mathematics
Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics of SLA (Special Libraries Association)

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How to do research in Mathematics
In-depth guides & instructional materials
•  View tutorial on how to find books in ANTPAC
•  View tutiorial on how to find articles on your topic
•  A Bibliography of Collected Works and Correspondence of Mathematicians Cornell University
Steve Rockey, Mathematics Library, Malott Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
•  About the Bibliography
•  Mathematics Subject Classification Scheme 2000
The current classification system, 2000 Mathematics Subject Classification (MSC2000), is a revision of the 1991 Mathematics Subject Classification, which is the classification that has been used by Mathematical reviews (MR) and Zentralblatt Math (Zbl) since the beginning of 1991. MSC2000 is the result of a collaborative effort by the editors of MR and Zbl to update the classification.
•  Reference Universe UCI access only
A searchable database of back of the book indexes to subject encyclopedias and other reference works in a wide variety of subject areas Search the contents of more than 4,500 reference titles
Subject: Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- Indexes; Electronic reference sources -- Indexes; Reference sources -- Indexes

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How to find Mathematics books, journals, and other materials
ANTPAC, Melvyl, WorldCat, online books, journals, dissertations, preprints, and more
•  Catalogs
•  ANTPAC
UC Irvine’s online catalog. Find print and electronic books, journal titles (not articles), videos, and more available in any of the UC Irvine Libraries.
•  Melvyl
Online catalog of the entire University of California System. Find print and electronic books, journals, videos, and more at all University of California libraries.
•  WorldCat UCI access only
Find books, journal titles, and more available in libraries worldwide.
•  Google Scholar
Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
•  Windows Live Academic
Search for scholarly journal articles, conference proceedings, dissertations and academic books.
•  Scirius
A science-specific search engine on the Internet that searches over 450 million science-specific Web pages.
•  Online Books
•  AMS Books Online
Full-text monographs in PDF format published by the American Mathematical Society.
•  The Electronic Library of Mathematics
The Electronic Library of Mathematics is offered by the European Mathematical Society (EMS) in cooperation with FIZ Karlsruhe / Zentralblatt MATH
•  Online Mathematics Textbooks
George Cain, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
•  Distributed Digital Library of Mathematical Monographs Collection
Comprised of full-text monograph collections at three institutions: Cornell University Library, The University of Michigan Library, and the State and University Library Gottingen.

The Cornell University Library Historical Mathematics Monographs is a collection of selected monographs with expired copyrights chosen from the mathematics field. These were monographs that were brittle and decaying and in need of rescue. These monographs were digitally scanned and facsimile editions on acid free paper were created.
•  Lecture Notes in Mathematics UCI access only
Full-text available starting with volume 1 (1964) to the present.
•  Online Journals.
(to find articles, see How to find mathematics articles, below)
•  E-Resources Locator (enter title keywords and select category "online journals")
•  Links to mathematics publishers and aggregator sites:
•  American Mathematical Society (AMS) UCI access only
•  JSTOR UCI access only
•  SpringerLink UCI access only
•  Marcel Dekker UCI access only
•  Project Euclid UCI access only
•  ScienceDirect (Elsevier) UCI access only
•  SIAM: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics UCI access only
•  Wiley Interscience UCI access only
•  More publisher, aggregator sites....
•  Proceedings
•  Proceedings First UCI access only
Find citations to worldwide conferences, symposia, meetings, expositions, and congresses. Each record contains a list of the papers presented at each conference. Coverage: 1993-present.
•  Dissertations
•  Digital Dissertations (Proquest Digital Dissertations) UCI access only
Digital Dissertations provides bibliographic information on over 1.5 million doctoral dissertations and master’s theses. The full-text of over 100,000 dissertations is available for downloading. The database is searchable by author, subject, and school. Full-text downloads of dissertations since 1997 from most U.S. Ph.D. programs.
•  Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences 2nd ed.
Online edition that corresponds to 16 volumes of the print reference. Valuable tool for research and work in areas of probability theory, biostatistics, quality control, and economics. Emphasis on applications of statistical methods in sociology, engineering, computer science, biomedicine, psychology and survey methodology.
•  Le Conservatoire numérique des Arts & Métiers (CNUM)
Le Conservatoire Numérique des Arts et Métiers (CNUM), a digital library dedicated to the history of science and technology.
•  La Nature (1873-1905)
Included on the site is a long run (1873-1905) of La Nature, French journal roughly equivalent to Scientific American for the same period.
•  Le Conservatoire numérique des Arts & Métiers (author index)
A list of monographs, by author.

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How to find Mathematics articles
The best article databases to find Mathematics journal literature
•  MathSciNet (Mathematical Reviews, 1940- ; Full Reviews 1940- ) UCI access only
Produced by the American Mathematical Society (AMS), MathSciNet is a comprehensive database covering the world’s mathematical literature since 1940. It provides citations, abstracts, and (in many cases) links to full-text journal articles and research papers in mathematics. Coverage: 1940-present.
•  Zentralblatt MATH (1930-present) UCI access only
Maintained and edited by the European Mathematical Society (EMS), Fachinformationszentrum (FIZ) Karlsruhe, and the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Zentralblatt MATH is a major mathematics abstracting and reviewing database containing over 2 million citations to international journals, serials, conference proceedings, collections of papers and books. Zentralblatt MATH covers the entire spectrum of mathematics including applications in computer science, mechanics, physics, and more.
Coverage: 1931-present.
•  Web of Science (1900-present) UCI access only
Web of Science (WOS) is the online version of the Science, Social Science, and Arts and Humanities Citation Indices. WOS provides citations to journal articles in all disciplines and is very useful for finding interdisciplinary research. Search for journal articles by subject, author, journal, or author address, or use the unique "cited reference search" feature to find articles that have cited the works of previous authors. Includes abstracts and many links to full-text articles.
Coverage: 1900-present.
•  AMS Directory of Mathematics Preprint and E-Print Servers
E-print servers provide abstracts and full-text of research papers submitted directly by authors. They provide access to the newest research findings prior to publication in print or electronic journals.
•  EULER: Portal to Mathematics Publications
"The objective is to make the EULER service a world reference and delivery service, offering full coverage of the mathematics literature worldwide, including bibliographic data, peer reviews and/or abstracts, indexing, classification and search, transparent access to library services, cooperation with commercial information providers (publishers, bookstores) with a European basis." Currently, the database consists of test sets of varying size.
•  The Jahrbuch Project: Electronic Research Project for Mathematics (ERAM)
"The project provides a digital archive of the most important mathematical publications of the period 1868-1942 and a database based on the Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik." Searchable in same interface with Zentralblatt MATH.
•  arXiv.org e-Print archive - Mathematics (since 2/92)
Open e-print archive with over 100000 articles in physics, 10000 in mathematics, and 1000 in computer science. (Formerly called xxx.)
•  Mathematics and Physics Preprint Literature (Princeton University)
Mathematics preprint servers by topic.
•  Centre de diffusion de revues académiques mathématiques cedram.org
En ligne sur CEDRAM : 4 Revues - 1 Actes et séminaires
Revues
Annales de la faculté des sciences de Toulouse
Annales de l’institut Fourier
Annales mathématiques Blaise Pascal
Journal de théorie des nombres de Bordeaux

Actes et séminaires
Journées Equations aux dérivées partielles
•  Livres Numérisés de Mathématiques at Bibliothéque Nationale de France (NUMDAM)
NUMDAM (Digitalization of mathematical old documents) proposes a free access to the metadata and the articles of reviews of mathematics. For each review concerned, the totality of the volumes published until the year 2000 (see beyond) was converted with the numerical format, which represents currently more than 430,000 digitized pages and 20,000 articles online. During a five year embargo window the articles are reserved to the only subscribers.
•  Google Scholar
Search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
•  Windows Live Academic
Search for scholarly journal articles, conference proceedings, dissertations and academic books.
•  Scirius
A science-specific search engine on the Internet that searches over 450 million science-specific Web pages.

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Reference works
Dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in Mathematics
•  Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions.
•  Calculus on the Web (COW)
An internet utility for learning and practicing calculus.
•  Combined Membership List
Directory of members of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), and the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM).
•  Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics UCI access only
A thorough overview of key topics in mathematical physics providing "focused high-quality background information."
•  Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics
Investigation of famous problems, links to mathematicians’ biographies and other math history sites.
•  Fields Medals and Rolf Nevanlinna Prize
Awards to recognize outstanding mathematical achievement since 1936.
•  Internet Mathematics Library (Math Forum)
In-depth coverage of math and math education web sites.
•  InfoSECURITYnetBASE UCI access only
•  ITKnowledgeBASE UCI access only
•  Mathematical Atlas
"The Mathematical Atlas is a collection of articles about aspects of mathematics at and above the university level, but (usually) not at the level of current research. The goal of this collection is to introduce the subject areas of modern mathematics, to describe a few of the milestone results and topics, and to give pointers to some of the key resources where further information is to be found."
•  Mathematical Quotation Server
Database of quotes having to do with mathematics. Searchable by name or keyword.
•  MATHnetBASE UCI access only
•  Mathworld
"MathWorld is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers. Like the vibrant and constantly evolving discipline of mathematics, this site is continuously updated to include new material and incorporate new discoveries." Developed by Eric W. Weisstein.
•  PRIME Mathematics Encyclopedia
Comprehensive mathematics encyclopedia including information on a wide range of topics approachable from pre-collegiate to advanced graduate and research levels.
•  Problems Library (Math Forum)
The Problems Library is an archive of Math Forum’s "Problem of the Week" organized by topic and rated for difficulty level.
•  Scientific Graphics Project
The Scientific Graphics Project is concerned primarily with surfaces in R3 (three dimensional euclidean space). The surfaces are organized into three major categories: Minimal Surfaces, CMC (Constant Mean Curvature) Surfaces, and Level Surfaces.
•  SCI-TECHnetBASE UCI access only
•  STATSnetBASE UCI access only
Covers statistical methods in all areas, including Bayes, environmental and medical statistics.

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Further research
Finding in-depth & specialized Mathematics information
•  Math Forum@Drexel
Sponsored by Drexel University, the Math Forum provides "resources, materials, activities, person-to-person interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning in an increasingly technological world."
•  Mathematics WWW Virtual Library
A collection of mathematics-related resources maintained by the Florida State University Department of Mathematics.
•  PAM: Resources in Mathematics
Extensive guide to mathematics resources compiled by the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division of SLA (Special Libraries Association).
•  Math DL: Mathematical Sciences Digital Library
"MathDL is an online resource published by the Mathematical Association of America. The site provides online resources for both teachers and students of mathematics."

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UC Irvine departments & sites
Finding faculty & campus resources in Mathematics
•  School of Physical Sciences
•  Department of Mathematics

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Professional information
Key organizations, associations & career information for Mathematics
•  American Mathematical Society (AMS)
•  American Statistical Association (ASA)
•  Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)
•  European Mathematical Society (EMS)
•  EWM: European Women in Mathematics (EWM)
•  International Mathematical Union (IMU)
•  London Mathematical Society (LMS)
•  Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
•  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
•  National Science Foundation, Division of Mathematical Sciences
MPS is comprised of the Divisions of Astronomical Sciences, Chemistry, Materials Research, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and the Office of Multidisciplinary Activities. These organizations provide the basic structure for MPS support of research and education. They support both disciplinary and interdisciplinary activities and partner effectively with each other and with other parts of NSF.
•  Pi Mu Epsilon, Mathematics Honor Society
Pi Mu Epsilon, Inc (PME), is the Honorary National Mathematics Society. It was founded on May 25, 1914 at Syracuse University and currently has over 300 chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.
•  SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
"SIAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences."

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