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In an author profile on MathSciNet, you will often see two numbers for publications: Total Publications and Total Related Publications. What’s the difference?
INSPIRE, the information system for high energy physics run by CERN, DESY, Fermilab, SLAC, and IHEP, now has links to the MathSciNet entries for over 86,000 papers in their database. The linking is only one way (INSPIRE ⇒ MathSciNet). Thanks are … Continue reading
MathSciNet now has bibliographic information (metadata) for 263 French doctoral theses from the “Between Two Wars Period”: 1913-1947, courtesy of NUMDAM. The data includes links to the full texts of these theses. Some notable mathematicians are included in the collection.
Authors may update their own author profiles with the native script version of their name, a personal photo, personal email, and URL. For a limited time, authors who update their profiles will receive a free AMS eBook. Complete details will … Continue reading
Earlier, I wrote a post about updating your Author Profile Page on MathSciNet. In his most recent newsletter, Donald Knuth makes a nice mention of the profile page, in particular to the full-name and native script feature. For those of you … Continue reading
Wikipedia requires references for statements made in their entries. If you say something and don’t support it with a citation, it will be flagged. So you can usually count on a Wikipedia page to have ample references at the end. … Continue reading
At Mathematical Reviews, we work hard to make sure that our bibliographic data are correct. We have more than twenty people in our Acquisitions and Cataloging Departments who verify, verify, verify. So that you don’t have to repeat our work, we … Continue reading
Many Ph.D. programs have an arrangement with ProQuest whereby a copy of each dissertation (or Ph.D. thesis) is deposited with ProQuest and made available for ordering. One way to find them is by going to the ProQuest website. Another is to … Continue reading