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Mathematical Sciences

Welcome!

Books

To search for books and eBooks you can use Library Search. Library Search is a tool which enables you to search the library catalogue and other resources (e.g. journal or newspaper articles, reports) in one simple search.

Reading lists

Reading Lists for Maths are on the University’s Reading Lists system:


Reading Lists

There is also a Reading Lists Help Page.

If the library doesn't have a book you need, you can either:

Databases

A great starting point to find articles is Library Search. This is a tool which enables you to search the library catalogue and other resources (e.g. journal or newspaper articles, reports) in one simple search.

If you need to explore the literature further and undertake a comprehensive search, the following key databases can be used to begin a comprehensive search of the Mathematical Sciences literature.

MathSciNet

MathSciNet

Current Index to Statistics

Current Index to Statistics

Zentralblatt MATH

Zentralblatt MATH

ERAM

ERAM

MathEduc

MathEduc

MathGuide

MathGuide

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

EULER

EULER

Don't forget to look at the full listing of databases.

Finding Full Text

Have you ever found an article you like but have been denied access to the full text (without paying for the article)? These options are designed to help find that article's full text for you.

1. How to find the full text of a journal article via Libray Search

Search for the journal title to discover whether the Library subscribes to the journal:



The following tutorial will guide you through this process:

2. Browser Extentions

These browser plugins can help you automatically check for free copies of articles you've found online and help you break through the paywall!

Note: these browser plugins are freely available tools that are not supported by University of Essex Library Services.


Unpaywall

Unpaywall

Kopernio

Kopernio

Lazy Scholar

Lazy Scholar

Google Scholar

Google Scholar

Open Access

Open Access


3. Still can’t find what you’re looking for? You can request it for free through inter-library loan:

InterLibrary Loans

Search Skills

No matter what stage of your studies you're in, you will need to do some research for your assignments.

We've got you covered, from simple search tips to advanced search skills we will guide you through creating a search strategy, carrying out a search and choosing the right resources.


Search Skills Moodle Course

Search Skills Moodle Course

Referencing

To find out about the referencing style used within the Department of Mathematical Sciences, and for help with referencing, visit the referencing page and select Mathematical Sciences from the drop-down box.

NB - Mathematical Sciences students will be expected to use Vancouver: [square brackets] “Cite them Right” style of referencing. When citing in text you must use numbers in square brackets [1] not (1).

Referencing

See also: A beginners guide to Endnote Online for Mathematics



Enquiries

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