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Mathematical Sciences

Welcome!

Introduction

Welcome to the Subject Guide for Mathematical Sciences. This guide provides an introduction to Mathematical Sciences resources available via the Library.

The guidance and resources within this guide will get you started on your search journey. You’ll find information to help you with finding and accessing:

  • Books
  • Articles
  • Web Resources
  • Serach tips to fine tune your searches
  • Referencing help

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.

Journal 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.

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



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