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 e-print server  Contains over 130 000 freely available pre-print 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

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