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This guide brings together many library resources used in research in mathematics
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For the tutoring schedule for math and statistics, please visit the

Academic Resource Center site


Accessing Full Text

Use Find It @ WVU to retrieve the articles located through a database.

  • This application is a button or link in the citation for each article.
  • In the Find It @ WVU window, click on Article to see full text. Click on For Journal to search MountainLynx for a print copy.
  • Use the Illiad link to populate an interlibrary loan request form for borrowing the article from another library.

Find an electronic journal by title, use electronic journals page

Find an article by citation, use the Citation Linker.


Find Reviews for Math Articles


Contains reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature from 1940 to the present.  It features citation searching.

Use Mobile Pairing to use MathSciNet on your wireless device.

MathSciNet help.

Poster on how to identify an institution's output:

"Making MathSciNet Work Harder for You!"

Other Databases

  • Web of Science
    Indexes over 600 high impact math journals. An excellent tool for citation analysis.
  • Scopus
    Scopus is an abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. Scopus indexes 509 math journals. Find the list here:
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
    This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses, spanning from 1861 to the present day and offering full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
  • Engineering Village
    Most comprehensive article database to find information on engineering topics.
  • EbscoHost Databases
    A host of databases covering many different topics. Check the boxes on one or more databases (Academic Search Premier, Agricola, CAB Abstracts, etc.) and then Continue.
  • SciFinder Scholar
    The most comprehensive source for chemistry information. You must first create an account and then log on. Only six researchers can use SciFinder at one time, so keep trying if you are turned away.

Off Campus Access

Use Your MyID to Logon to Electronic Resources

You will be asked to prove you are a WVU student when you try to access paid electronc resources from off campus.  Simply log on with your MyID.  If you experience problems with your MyID, log onto the MyID page to create a new password or to activate your account. 

Get Help from the Science Librarian

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