Using the Mathematics Literature

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Overview

This reference serves as a reader-friendly guide to every basic tool and skill required in the mathematical library and helps mathematicians find resources in any format in the mathematics literature. It lists a wide range of standard texts, journals, review articles, newsgroups, and Internet and database tools for every major subfield in mathematics and details methods of access to primary literature sources of new research, applications, results, and techniques. Using the Mathematics Literature is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on mathematics literature in both print and electronic formats, presenting time-saving strategies for retrieval of the latest information.

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Table of Contents

1 Mathematics culture 1
2 Tools and strategies for finding mathematics information 17
3 Tools and strategies for searching the research literature 37
4 Recommended resources in history of mathematics 59
5 Recommended resources in number theory 91
6 Recommended resources in combinatorics 119
7 Recommended resources in abstract algebra 149
8 Recommended resources in algebraic and differential geometry 165
9 Recommended resources in real and complex analysis 191
10 Recommended resources in differential equations 215
11 Recommended resources in topology 237
12 Recommended resources in probability theory and stochastic processes 253
13 Recommended resources in numerical analysis 273
14 Recommended resources in mathematical biology 301
15 Recommended resources in mathematics education 327
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