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Databases for Mathematics

  • Academic Search Elite
    Not as deep as some more discipline-specific databases, Academic Search Elite offers a range of journal titles in nearly every academic discipline for more general journal research. Use it as a good starting place for more in-depth research, or a one-stop for more general topic research.
  • Lexis/Nexis Academic Universe
    Lexis/Nexis provides resources in business and law at an in-depth level.
    One of the preeminent databases for research in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, JSTOR is a digital library of journals, books and primary sources. A higher-level database than some, JSTOR should be consulted after preliminary research has been completed. The journal browse or subejct browse functions can be especially useful at this point.
  • ProQuest Research Library: Science & Technology
    Provides access to a wide range of research topics.

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