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About MathSciNet

Why and how to use MathSciNet.

Why use this resource? MathSciNet is a database from the American Mathematical Society (AMS) that covers a comprehensive range of the journal literature in mathematics fields, as well as other forms of scholarly literature. It contains records for 3.1 million items, with links to full text for more than 1.7 million.

What's in this resource? MathSciNet mostly contains citation data and abstracts for journal articles, including some in-publication material, and mathematical reviews. It also contains records for conference proceedings, theses and books.


Mathematics     Statistics     Computer Science     Engineering    
Dates of Coverage 1940-present, with coverage of some journals back to the 1810s
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* substitutes for one or more characters at the end of a word

The database defaults to searching for both the singular and plural of the word entered; for example, searching for "matrix" would also return results with "matrices".

! restricts the search to the singular of the word

Phrase Searching Phrase searching is the default; if you search for "invertible matrix", the results will only show where the two words appear consecutively, but not return results such as "invertible triangle matrix"
Vendor American Mathematical Society
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