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Mathematics Databases and Bibliographic Indexes

  • MathSciNet A very powerful and flexible searching tool. Search Current Mathematical Publications and Mathematical Reviews through this Web form interface. Cornell domains will be detected and logged on automatically. Others may log on using a valid user name and password. Site also mirrored in Bielefeld, Germany and in Houston, Texas. )
  • Zentralblatt fur Mathematik / Mathematics Abstracts Cornell University's mirror site, courtesy of Project Euclid. Good source if you are looking for something specific.
  • Google Scholar  A great tool that also does citation indexing.
  • Wikipedia The articles are generally well written and authorative.
  • The Web of Science A citation index covering a wide range of scientific literature but with limited coverage of mathematics.
  • Mathworld  This is a comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia.
  • Jahrbuch-Project Electronic Research Archive for Mathematics  A resource for searching mathematics literature from from 1868 to 1943.
  • arXiv  Started in 1991. Now located at Cornell, is a fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers.
  • ERIC This index covers periodicals and other materials in the field of Education, including Education in Mathematics.
  • Wolfram Alpha: ´╗┐Based on Mathematica, this search engine allows you to enter a query and returns an answer from structured data.