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The following databases are useful for finding articles on the history of mathematics, but this list is not comprehensive. For a complete list of library databases, see Articles, Indexes and Databases. If you want to know if the library has a specific journal title, check Our Journal List.
Database for mathematics and statistics. Provides direct links to full-text articles from Science Direct and JSTOR.
A collection of full-text journals in which the latest issues are at least 3 to 5 years old, but the holdings often extend back many years. The journals may be searched separately or by discipline.
Full-text access to 1,961 journals, 1997 to current. Also includes access to e-books
Current Index to Statistics
Use MathSciNet for current information as the free version of CIS only covers items up to 2000.
Electronic Research Archive for Mathematics
From the European Mathematical Society. Includes facsimiles of some documents.
Open access to the metadata and, in some cases to the articles themselves, in mathematics. NUMDAM uses a "moving wall," similar to JSTOR, that is typically five years, where access to the most current articles is available only to journal subscribers.
Setting Google Scholar Preferences
Use Google Scholar through the Marx Library's web site in order to
access the University Libraries' full-text resources when you are not on campus.
Follow these steps:
- Go to the Library's web site at http://library.southalabama.edu and
choose Internet Search Engines
- When you choose Google Scholar, you will be asked to login as you did for
- Once you get to Google Scholar, choose Scholar Preferences next to the
- In the Library Links box, type University of South Alabama
- You should get five choices: University of South Alabama (Full
Text@IngentaConnect), University of South Alabama - Full-Text@USA ; Alabama
Virtual Library - AONE Full Text@AVL , Open WorldCat (Library Search); and
University of South Alabama - USA eText
- Check the boxes in front of each one except Alabama Virtual Library - AONE
Full Text @ AVL and University of South Alabama - USA eText
- Click Save Preferences
You should now be able to connect to the full-text of subscribed University
Libraries' resources if they are part of the results of your search.