Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

A Librarian’s Guide to MathSciNet. A Choice Webinar

The AMS and EBSCO Information Services  are sponsoring a webinar about MathSciNet for librarians.  It is part of the Choice Webinar Series from the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. Date and Time:  Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Videos of JMM 2021 MathSciNet demos

We have uploaded video recordings of MathSciNet demos done at the virtual JMM 2021. Check them out on YouTube!

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MathSciNet Webinar Videos

Recently, Michael Jones, the Managing Editor at Mathematical Reviews, gave a webinar about using MathSciNet.  The full-length video (54 minutes) is available from YouTube here.   There are also three excerpts available:  How to Conduct an Author Search (10 minutes), How … Continue reading

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Everything in Its Right Place: An Expert Guide to Searching with MathSciNet, Parts I and II

In the September issue of the Notices Amer. Math. Soc., I have a column that is Part I of a guide to using MathSciNet.  This part focuses on Publications Searches, which are the most common searches.  Part II will be … Continue reading

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For reviewers: review history

We have added a feature for our reviewers:  an automatic listing of your review history. One of the most common requests we receive from our reviewers is for a list of their reviews that have been published on MathSciNet.  Now … Continue reading

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MathSciNet – two small changes

There are two small new changes to MathSciNet®: Search by DOI and Sort by Number of Authors.

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Members Only

Something for Members of the AMS AMS members can sign up for email notifications of newly added items by subject area.  You can select up to three 2-digit Mathematics Subject Classifications.  Then, about once a month, we will send you … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between publications and related publications?

In an author profile on MathSciNet, you will often see two numbers for publications:  Total Publications and Total Related Publications.  What’s the difference?  

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INSPIRE links to MathSciNet

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

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French Doctoral Theses from the Entre-deux-guerres Period

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. 

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