Research Tools in Mathematics and Statistics
Finding books and journal articles
UFV library catalogue Search the UFV library system for print and electronic books and journals. Links to many useful databases.
MathSciNet Contains brief reviews of virtually all mathematics papers published world wide since 1940.
Zentralblatt Math Contains brief reviews of virtually all mathematics papers published world wide since 1931.
arXiv eprint server Contains over 130 000 freely available preprint papers in mathematics. This is where to go for the newest research.
Science Citation Index You can search the mathematics literature to find which papers have cited a particular paper.
JSTOR Arxive of free journals. Contains many important titles.
Essential journals in mathematics Important journals for news, what's happening in the profession, conferences, book reviews, general articles.
Reference works
Mathematics books in the UFV library
Online resources
Mathematics Societies
Mathematical societies serve the mathematics community by publishing books and journals, hosting conferences, lobbying governments for financial support, supplying information about mathematics to the public, running employment registries, etc.
Typesetting mathematics
LaTeX
Installing LaTeX
Text editors
Spell checkers
Presentations with Beamer and Powerpoint
Computation
Scientific calculator
Maple
Mathematica
