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MathSciNet Restricted Resource
Reviews of articles, books and other published material that contain new contributions to mathematical research. Also includes data on advanced-level textbooks and expository papers that may not contain new research, but that appear to be of interest to scholars and research mathematicians. Coverage: 1940-present.

INSPEC Restricted Resource
Index of articles from scientific and technical journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations covering physics, electronics, electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. Coverage: 1969-present.

Web of Science Restricted Resource
Index of articles from over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanties. In addition to multidisciplinary searches, Web of Science provides tools to track citations to individual articles from their date of publication to the present. Now includes Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Coverage: 1984-present.
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Article Databases

arXiv.org e-Print archive Some full text available
arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance and statistics. arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution.
INSPEC Restricted Resource
Index of articles from scientific and technical journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations covering physics, electronics, electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. Coverage: 1969-present.
MathSciNet Restricted Resource
Reviews of articles, books and other published material that contain new contributions to mathematical research. Also includes data on advanced-level textbooks and expository papers that may not contain new research, but that appear to be of interest to scholars and research mathematicians. Coverage: 1940-present.

Project MUSE Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full text of articles from over 300 high quality, peer reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences. Coverage varies by title.
ScienceDirect Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Full text of articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books covering the scientific, technical and medical (STM) literature published in 24 fields of science. Coverage varies by title.

Web of Science Restricted Resource
Index of articles from over 10,000 journals in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanties. In addition to multidisciplinary searches, Web of Science provides tools to track citations to individual articles from their date of publication to the present. Now includes Book Citation Index and Conference Proceedings Citation Index. Coverage: 1984-present.

Citation Guides

New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors Restricted Resource
This dictionary provides scientists, science writers, and all who work in scientific publishing with a clear style guide for the presentation of scientific information. In over 9,700 entries, it reflects widely accepted usage and follows the recommendations of international scientific bodies such as IUPAC and IUPAP. The dictionary gives clear guidance on such matters as spellings (American English and British English), punctuation, abbreviations, prefixes and suffixes, units and quantities, and symbols.

Encyclopedias

AccessScience Restricted Resource Resource contains images Some full text available
Gateway to McGraw-Hill's science and technology reference sources. Includes over 8,500 encyclopedia entries, 110,000 dictionary terms, and 15,000 illustrations documenting all major areas of science and technology. Updated continuously.

Dictionary of Scientists Restricted Resource Some full text available
Oxford University Press, 1999. A searchable biographical dictionary of scientists, covering all areas of science: physics and astronomy to medicine and ecology, including key figures in the fields of mathematics and technology.

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Finding Books
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The resources listed below can be particularly helpful. Ask your professor if he or she prefers a particular citation style, and consult the Hamilton College Library Guide to Citing Sources for additional resources.

Research and Documentation Online Unrestricted Resource
A good place to start. Provides rules and examples for documenting commonly cited resource. Consult the departmental preferences table in the library's guide to citing sources if you are not sure which documentation style to follow. APA Chicago MLA

RefWorks Restricted Resource
Research management tool that generates bibliographies, formats footnotes, and stores information imported from the library's databases and other online resources.

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