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Mathematics Research Guide

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Email:andrew.leykam@csi.cuny.edu
Telephone:718-982-4076

Table of Contents:
Subject-Specific Databases
Related Databases
Catalogs
Research and Writing Guides
Citation Tools
Online books
Sources of Statistical / Socioeconomic / Survey Data


Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science provides citations to papers and proceedings of science conferences from 1990 to present.


MathSciNet Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations and abstracts of articles, conference papers, and books published in the mathematical sciences since 1940.


Science Citation Index Expanded Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Science Citation Index provides citations to journal articles in the sciences, including astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics, psychiatry, and zoology.


ScienceDirect Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts of scholarly literature in science, technology, and medicine with full text available for articles published after 1995. Core subjects include mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, biology, environmental science, health and medicine. Please note that the Library does not subscribe to all journals in ScienceDirect. Subscribed content is marked by a green "full text available" icon.


Web of Knowledge Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides access to several databases from one platform: Web of Science (1990 - present), Biological Abstracts (2004 - present), BIOSIS Previews (1969 - present), MEDLINE (1950 - present), and Journal Citation Reports (2004 - 2010).


Wiley Online Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Contains over 1000 peer-reviewed journals, including over 80 mathematics and statistics journals, covering general statistics, probability studies, graphical statistics, regression analysis, statistical design, and data management.


Related databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The world's largest academic multi-disciplinary database.


Community of Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This tool enables you to research funding opportunities across a wide spectrum of sources and subject matters.


Computers and Applied Sciences Complete Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Computers & Applied Sciences Complete covers the research and development spectrum of the computing and applied sciences disciplines. It contains collected knowledge on traditional engineering challenges & research, and is a resource for research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. CASC provides indexing and abstracts for more than 2,000 academic journals, professional publications, and other reference sources from a diverse collection. Full text is also available for more than 950 periodicals. Subject areas include the many engineering disciplines, computer theory & systems, new technologies, and social & professional context. Research is aided by the inclusion of searchable cited references for key journals.


General Science Full Text Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations and select full text of scientific literature from popular and scholarly publications. Designed specifically for students and non-specialists. Covers a wide array of subjects including biology, chemistry, medicine, environmental science, botany, and zoology.


SpringerLink Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Access to over 200 journal titles and over 2300 monograph titles in FULL TEXT from Kluwer/Springer.


Web of Science Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers a single point of access to Thomson/ISI's citation indexes, including Science Citation Index Expanded (2004-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (2004-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (2004-present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (1990-present), and Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (1990-present). Web of Science provides citations to articles in over 10,000 high-impact journals, as well as international proceedings coverage for over 120,000 conferences. Its powerful search and analysis tools allow users to discover how many times a particular author or article has been cited and by whom, and to locate later works which cite a specific article. Click here for search tutorials


Search online catalogs to find books, journals, videos, and other materials in library collections.

CUNY+ Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search CUNY+, the university's online catalog, to find books and other resources located in the CSI library and other CUNY libraries. Search tutorial.


Google Books Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers full text of older books in the public domain and limited previews of select recent books.


WorldCat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog containing records of library holdings all over the world. Use WorldCat to locate books, journals, audio and video recordings, and archival materials held by other libraries. If an item you want is not available at CUNY simply click "Find It" to request an interlibrary loan.


Guides for conducting research, writing papers, citing sources, and creating bibliographies.

Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers guidance on how to cite sources and avoid plagiarism; covers all different citation styles (Chicago, MLA, APA, CSE, AMA, ACS, etc.) with examples drawn from a range of sources crossing all disciplines.
Location: 1st Fl Reference PN171.F56L55 2006


Science and Technical Writing: A Manual of Style Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers instruction on how to write and publish scientfic papers, including paragraphing, grammar, punctuation and spelling as well as how to present numbers, mathematical symbols and scientific notation.
Location: 1st Fl Reference T11.S378 2001


Scientific Writing: A Reader and Writer's Guide Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Step-by-step guide to writing scientific research papers as well as useful tips for keeping readers engaged.
Location: 1st Fl Reference T11.L455 2007


Citation tools allow you to collect and store citations for books and articles found in library catalogs and databases.

RefWorks Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Web-based bibliographic citation manager that allows researchers to create their own personal database of research references by importing records from library catalogs and online databases. Researchers can organize, store, and access their references from their online RefWorks account as well as automatically generate formatted citations and bibliographies in any style. For the college login information, contact the Library Reference Desk (718.982.4010) or Naomi Gold (718.982.4097). RefWorks Tutorial



EBSCO eBook Collection Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Access to over 5,000 full text e-books across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Find full text scholarly and reference books in a variety of subjects, including business, economics, computer science, history, political science, art, literature, and science.
In order to read offline or download to a reader, first create an account.
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Google Books Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers full text of older books in the public domain and limited previews of select recent books.


SpringerLink Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Includes full text of books in mathematics and statistics from 2005-2009. Please note that the Library does not subscribe to all publications in SpringerLink. Subscribed content is marked by a green "full access" icon.



County Statistics Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the National Association of Counties( NACo), NACo collects information on counties, such as county officials, courthouse addresses, county seats, cities within a county as well as various statistical and geographical information.


Data Sets, Economic Research Service/ USDA Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Economic Research Service is a primary source of economic information and research in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Federal, State, and Local Government Data Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau, this page offers federal, state, and local government, tax,finance, criminal justice, retirement, education, and economic data.


Historical Statistics of the United States : Earliest Times to the Present Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Extensive statistical information from all periods of American history.
HA202 .H57 2006
Reference, 1st floor
Volumes 1-5


International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750 - 2000 Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HA 175 .M55 2003


MedlinePlus: Health Statistics (free resource) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Health statistics page of the MedlinePlus Web site provides links to latest news in health statistics, statistics for specific conditions and different age groups, as well as statistical agencies and organizations.


New York State Statistical Yearbook Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
HA 544 .A2 2009
Holdings: 1983/84-1996,1999-2009


Statistical Abstract of the United States Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Location: Reference
For the latest edition, see Reference Desk
Call number: HA202 .A3


Statistics and Data- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, this portal offers access to data on various aspects of housing.


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