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Math Databases


The essential research tool indexing and reviewing the literature of the mathematical sciences with coverage from the 19th century to the present.

Zentralblatt fur Mathematik / Mathematics Abstracts

An abstracting and indexing service for pure and applied mathematics.

Google Scholar

A great tool that also does citation indexing.


The articles are generally well written and authoritative.

MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

A source of biographies of mathematicians and the history of mathematics.


A citation index covering a wide range of scientific literature with coverage of mathematics.

The Web of Science

A citation index covering a wide range of scientific literature but with limited coverage of mathematics.


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.


Started in 1991. Now located at Cornell, is a fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers.


This index covers periodicals and other materials in the field of Education, including Education in Mathematics.


Based on Mathematica, this search engine allows you to enter a query and returns an answer from structured data.