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A Library Guide to Mathematics, Physics and Information Science resources for students and staff of the University of Newcastle

Searching in databases is a great way to ensure you're getting the best possible search results. Try these Mathematics & Statistics databases to find resources that are most relevant to your discipline.

- MathSciNet This link opens in a new windowInternational research in the fields of Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics and Econometrics with applications across most fields of science.
- Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate (EBSCO) This link opens in a new windowFull-text coverage of topics including artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, plastics, hydroponics, computer science, chemical engineering, energy resources and robotics. EBSCO database.
- EUCLID This link opens in a new windowFull text journals, books and conference proceedings in applied and theoretical mathematics and statistics
- ScienceDirect journals This link opens in a new windowAccess full-text journal articles from the life, medical, technical, social and physical sciences. Includes more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals.
- Web of science This link opens in a new windowIndexes high impact journals through ISI's citation indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded - 1956 to present; Social Sciences Citation Index - 1956 to present; Arts and Humanities Citation Index - 1975 to present.

Evaluate the resources you find online carefully, as not all are suitable quality for use in your studies. These Mathematics & Statistics web resources are recommended by your University of Newcastle Library.

- arXiv.orgOpen access ePrint archive of resources in physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics.
- Current Index to Statistics (CIS)CIS is a bibliographic index of publications in statistics, probability, and related fields. It includes data from approximately 160 core journals, 1,200 additional journals in related fields, and 11,000 books. The bulk of the content in CIS is from 1975-2017.
- zbMATH OpenzbMATH Open is an information service for mathematics with networked information on mathematical topics, authors, publications, references, and software.
- EuDML: The European Digital Mathematics LibraryEuDML makes the mathematics literature available online in the form of an enduring digital collection, developed and maintained by a network of institutions.
- AMS Digital Mathematics Registry (AMS-DMR)A registry to provide centralized access to digitized retrospective and current publications in the mathematical sciences
- Electronic Library of Mathematics (ELibM)Established 1996, ELibM is an open access repository in mathematics. It contains online journals, article collections, monographs, and other electronic resources in the field of mathematics.
- Wolfram MathWorldMathWorld is an extensive free mathematical resource committed to education and educational outreach by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica.

It can be valuable to build your career prospects and networks by connecting with professional associations. You might like to engage with these Mathematics & Statistics groups as a student, or even throughout your career.

- Australian Mathematical Society (AustMS)AustMS is the national society of the mathematics profession in Australia. Its' mission is the promotion and extension of mathematical knowledge and its applications.
- Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI)AMSI is Australia’s national voice and champion for mathematics and statistics. It works with schools, universities, industry, government and the community to help shape policy and skill Australia for the future.
- Statistical Society of Australia (SSA)SSA is the home for professionals working in statistics. A place where you belong, connect with others, advance your career and feel inspired.
- Australia and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ANZIAM)A division of The Australian Mathematical Society of members interested in applied mathematical research, mathematical applications in industry and business, and mathematics education at tertiary level.
- Australian and New Zealand Association of Mathematical Physics ( ANZAMP)A Division of the Australian Mathematical Society and an associate member of the International Association of Mathematical Physics.

Useful resources for understanding your topic and finding the right keywords to use in your searching.

- The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics byPublication Date: 2021
- A Dictionary of Statistics 3rd edition byPublication Date: 2014

- A Spiral Workbook for Discrete Mathematics byPublication Date: 2015. CC BY-NC-SA
- Active Prelude to Calculus byPublication Date: 2019. CC-BY-SA

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a free, publicly accessible, openly-licensed digital collection of high-quality teaching and learning materials available under a Creative Commons license for open sharing.

- MIT OCW on
**Mathematics**courses

See the following as an example.

**Mathematics for Computer Science**by Albert Meyer and Adam Chlipala. Year Created: 2019

Open Educational Resources (OER) are defined by UNESCO as

“… teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions....”

This guide has been created by University of Newcastle Librarians who work with your schools to make sure you have access to the resources you need. The Librarians supporting Mathematics & Physical Sciences are:

Susan Zhang

Nicole Gammie