1st Edition

Using the Mathematics Literature

Edited By

Kristine K. Fowler

ISBN 9780824750350
Published May 25, 2004 by CRC Press
475 Pages

USD $325.00

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Mathematics Culture; Tools and Strategies for Finding General Mathematics Information; Tools and Strategies for Searching the Research Literature; Recommended Resources in History of Mathematics; Recommended Resources in Number Theory; Recommended Resources in Combinatorics; Recommended Resources in Abstract Algebra; Recommended Resources in Algebraic and Differential Geometry; Recommended Resources in Real and Complex Analysis; Recommended Resources in Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations; Recommended Resources in Topology; Recommended Resources in Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes; Recommended Resources in Numerical Analysis

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