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Mathematics

Databases

Find articles relevant to your subject by searching databases.

Look at the guides to get the most from each database.

These databases are available for use by Leeds staff and students both on and off-site within the terms of the license agreements. Off-site users will need to login using their Leeds username and password.

Key databases

Analytical Abstracts

Search abstracts from a wide range of sources across the field of analytical science. This database covers the period from 1980 to the present day. You can tailor your search to your subject area of choice or browse recently added articles. It also has the option to receive personalised updates via email.

Guide to using Analytical Abstracts

arXiv.org

With coverage starting from 1996 this preprint database is a fully automated electronic archive and distribution server for research papers. It allows open access to over a million eprints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

Guide to using arXiv.org

Erudit

Erudit gives free access to French-language resources in the social sciences and humanities from the North American region. It indexes journal articles, books and proceedings, theses and dissertations, and research reports.

HINARI

A database of biomedical and health literature indexing over 14,000 journals and covering 30 different languages. Hinari Access to Research for Health Programme provides free or very low cost online access to the major journals in biomedical and related social sciences to local, not-for-profit institutions in developing countries.

J-Stage

J-STAGE is an electronic journal platform for STEM information in Japan, developed and managed by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). J-STAGE supports Japanese societies and research organisations, and has published more than 3,000 journals, conference proceedings and other academic publications.

MathSciNet

This database allows you to search for journal articles and conference proceedings in mathematics. It is the extended online equivalent of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications. It is updated daily and coverage starts from 1940.

Guide to using MathSciNet

MPRESS Mathematics Preprint Search System

The MPRESS Mathematics Preprint Search System is a searchable index of preprints from a range of sources. It uses metadata to provide comprehensive and easily searchable information on the preprints available. Coverage starts from 1997. This resource is not a full text archive.

Scopus

Scopus is a large abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature from more than 18,500 journals and quality web sources, with smart tools to track, analyse and visualize research. Coverage starts from 1823.

Guide to using Scopus

The Lens

The Lens aggregates and provides access to over 225 million scholarly works, patent records and patent sequences from across the world. Its goal is to enable more people to make better decisions, informed by evidence.

Web of Science

Search for journal articles using three databases; Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. A current awareness service provides citation alerts for newly added journal articles. Each database is updated weekly.

Guide to using Web of Science