Mathematical Sciences Librarian

Science Education Specialist

**MathSciNet **is the major database to find content in the mathematics and statistics literature.

**MathSciNet has been Redesigned!**

This redesign has made significant changes to the way you search MathSciNet. The following tutorials will walk you through these changes:

- MathSciNet: Basic Search
- MathSciNet: Using Field Codes
- MathSciNet: Using Filters
- MathSciNet: Citing
- Example: Using MathSciNet's Updated Features to Explore Arithmetic Progressions

You can still use the previous interface, see the *Show Classic Interface* link above the magnifying glass search button, to the upper right of the search box.

Citation databases allow you to see for each article the items it cited and also the items that have cited it. If you find a great article, use these databases to move both back and forward in time from that article.

- Scopus This link opens in a new windowCitation searching across most disciplines. Contains most of the content from Compendex (engineering and computer science) and GEOBASE (geography).
- Web of Science Core Collection This link opens in a new windowArticles from all disciplines, back to 1900 (1975 for arts/humanities).

- Computers and Applied Sciences Complete [Selected Articles in Full Text] This link opens in a new windowSearches articles in multiple applied science areas

- JSTOR [Selected Articles in Full Text] This link opens in a new windowA collection of major journals in multiple disciplines. Most titles limited to contest older than 3-5 years.
- Academic Search Complete [Selected Articles in Full Text] This link opens in a new windowA general database covering multiple areas

*Google Scholar covers a wide range of topics.*

* Use the above link to you can make sure Google Scholar works best for you on or off campus.* In order to better use it, connect it to OSU by going to

You'll see some important buttons while using the OSU Libraries resouces. Especially important are these 4:

Where: OSU Library Catalog.

What: Have an item sent to another location for pickup or recall an item checked out.

Where: OSU Library Catalog.

What: Check for access of an individual item via OhioLINK - such as an item checked out at OSU. Also repeats searches in the OhioLINK catalog to see additional options for your need.

Where: OhioLINK Catalog

What: Click to have an item delivered to OSU from an OhioLINK library.

Where: Library Databases

What: Check for online access to journal articles, conference papers, and more. Also gives interlibrary loan option if item is not available online.

- Functions and Relations
- Rational Functions and Expressions
- Variables and Equations
- Khan Academy: What is a function?
- Khan Academy: Introduction to functions
- Khan Academy: Relations and functions
- Khan Academy: Domain and range of a relation
- Khan Academy: Difference between equations and functions
- Khan Academy: A more formal understanding of functions
- Khan Academy: Evaluating Functions
- Khan Academy: Domain and range of a function given a formula
- Khan Academy: What is the domain of a function?
- Khan Academy: What is the range of a function?
- Khan Academy: Graphing a Basic Function
- Khan Academy: Graphical relations and functions

- Linear Functions An Introduction
- Linear Functions
- Linear Functions
- Khan Academy: Recognizing linear functions
- Khan Academy: Basic Linear Function
- Khan Academy: Graphs of linear equations
- Khan Academy: Graphing linear functions example 1
- Khan Academy: Graphing linear functions example 2
- Khan Academy: Interpreting intercepts of linear functions
- Khan Academy: Comparing linear functions 1
- Khan Academy: Comparing linear functions 2
- Khan Academy: Comparing linear functions 3
- Khan Academy: Comparing linear functions word problems 2
- Khan Academy: Slope and rate of change
- Khan Academy: Introduction to average rate of change
- Khan Academy: Finding average rate of change of polynomials
- Khan Academy: Sign of average rate of change of polynomial

- Khan Academy: Introduction to transformations
- Khan Academy:Shifting & reflecting functions
- Khan Academy: Shifting functions introduction
- Khan Academy: Reflecting functions introduction
- Khan Academy: Reflecting functions: examples
- Khan Academy: Scaling functions introduction
- Khan Academy: Scaling functions vertically: examples
- Khan Academy: Scaling functions horizontally: examples
- Khan Academy: Function symmetry introduction

- Khan Academy: Interpreting linear graphs word problems example 1
- Khan Academy: Interpreting a graph exercise example
- Khan Academy: Interpreting linear graphs word problems example 2
- Khan Academy:Constructing and interpreting graphs
- Khan Academy: Interpreting equations graphically
- Khan Academy: Constructing and interpreting a linear function

- Khan Academy: Introduction to function composition
- Khan Academy: Creating new function from composition
- Khan Academy: Evaluating composite functions example
- Khan Academy: Evaluating composite functions
- Khan Academy: Evaluating composite functions: using graphs
- Khan Academy: Modeling with function composition

- Quadratic Functions
- Quadratic Functions
- Khan Academy: Quadratic Functions 1
- Khan Academy: Finding features of quadratic functions
- Khan Academy: Worked examples: Forms & features of quadratic functions
- Khan Academy: Comparing features of quadratic functions
- Khan Academy: Parabola vertex and axis of symmetry
- Khan Academy: Graphing a Quadratic Function
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola with a table of values
- Khan Academy: Finding the vertex of a parabola example
- Khan Academy: Rewriting a quadratic function to find roots and vertex
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola using roots and vertex
- Khan Academy: Graphing parabola from quadratic in factored form
- Khan Academy: Introduction to vertex form of a quadratic
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola in vertex form
- Khan Academy: Shifting and scaling parabolas
- Khan Academy: Applying Quadratic Functions 1
- Khan Academy: Applying Quadratic Functions 2
- Khan Academy: Applying Quadratic Functions 3

- Khan Academy: Polynomials intro
- Khan Academy: Polynomial and rational functions

- Khan Academy: Polynomial division
- Khan Academy: Polynomial division introduction
- Khan Academy: Dividing polynomials 1
- Khan Academy: Simple polynomial division
- Khan Academy: Dividing polynomials with remainders
- Khan Academy: Dividing polynomials with remainders example
- Khan Academy: Polynomial remainder theorem

- Khan Academy: Zeros of polynomials: matching equation to graph
- Khan Academy: Finding zeros of polynomials (1 of 2)
- Khan Academy: Finding zeros of polynomials (2 of 2)

- Khan Academy: Rational inequalities
- Khan Academy: Rational inequalities 2
- Khan Academy: Quadratic inequalities

- Inverse Functions
- Khan Academy: Introduction to function inverses
- Khan Academy: Understanding inverse functions
- Khan Academy: Function inverse example 1
- Khan Academy: Function inverses example 2
- Khan Academy: Function inverses example 3
- Khan Academy: Understanding function inverses example
- Khan Academy:Finding inverse functions: rational
- Khan Academy: Finding inverses of rational functions

- Exponents and Exponential Functions
- Exponential Functions
- Khan Academy: Writing exponential functions
- Khan Academy: Graphing exponential functions
- Khan Academy: Solving exponential equation
- Khan Academy: Exponential growth functions
- Khan Academy: Exponential growth and decay word problems
- Khan Academy: Graphing exponential functions
- Khan Academy: Comparing exponential and logarithmic functions

- Logarithms and Logarithmic Function
- Logarithmic Functions
- Khan Academy: Solving logarithmic equations
- Khan Academy: Graphing logarithmic functions
- Khan Academy: Graphs of logarithmic functions
- Khan Academy: Solving logarithmic equations
- Khan Academy: Graphing logarithmic functions (example 1)
- Khan Academy: Plotting points of logarithmic function

- Khan Academy: Introduction to Logarithms
- Khan Academy: Introduction to logarithm properties
- Khan Academy: Introduction to logarithm properties (part 2)
- Khan Academy: Logarithms
- Khan Academy: Logarithms
- Khan Academy: Change of base formula
- Khan Academy: Sum of logarithms with same base
- Khan Academy: Logarithm of a power

- Exponents and Exponential Functions
- Exponential Functions
- Khan Academy: Solving logarithmic equations
- Khan Academy: Logarithmic equations
- Khan Academy: Logarithmic Equations 2
- Khan Academy: Fancier logarithm expressions
- Khan Academy: Solving exponential equation
- Khan Academy: Solving exponential equations using exponent properties
- Khan Academy: Solving exponential equation with logarithm

- Khan Academy: Modeling with basic exponential function
- Khan Academy: Exponential growth and decay word problem
- Khan Academy: Linear, Quadratic, and Exponential Models
- Khan Academy: Understanding linear and exponential models
- Khan Academy: Modeling population as an exponential function
- Khan Academy: Identifying Exponential Models
- Khan Academy: Constructing exponential models
- Khan Academy: Modeling ticket fines with exponential function
- Khan Academy: Constructing exponential models: percent change
- Khan Academy: Constructing exponential models: half life
- Khan Academy: Exponential model word problem: medication dissolve
- Khan Academy: Exponential growth functions
- Khan Academy: Determining whether real world model is linear or exponential

- Khan Academy: Basic Trigonometry
- Khan Academy: Basic trigonometry II
- Khan Academy: 45-45-90 triangles | Right triangles and trigonometry
- Khan Academy: Pythagorean theorem | Right triangles and trigonometry
- Khan Academy: 30-60-90 triangle side ratios proof | Right triangles and trigonometry
- Khan Academy: Intro to 30-60-90 triangles | Right triangles and trigonometry
- Khan Academy: Right triangles and trigonometry

- Khan Academy: Using Trig Functions
- Khan Academy: Determining the equation of a trigonometric function

- Unit Circle
- Khan Academy: Introduction to the unit circle
- Khan Academy: Unit Circle Definition of Trig Functions

- Khan Academy: Graph of the sine function
- Khan Academy: Example: Graph, domain, and range of sine function
- Khan Academy: Example: Graph of cosine
- Khan Academy: Graphing trig functions
- Khan Academy: Example: Intersection of sine and cosine

- Khan Academy: Tangent graph
- Khan Academy: Graphs of trig functions
- Khan Academy: Secant (sec), cosecant (csc) and cotangent (cot) example
- >Khan Academy: More trig graphs

- Khan Academy: Inverse trig functions: arcsin
- Khan Academy: Inverse trig functions: arcsin
- Khan Academy: Inverse trig functions: arctan
- Khan Academy: Applying inverse trig function with model
- Khan Academy: Inverse tangent scenario
- Khan Academy: Inverse tan domain and range

- Khan Academy: Trigonometric Identities
- Khan Academy: Trig identities part 3
- Khan Academy: Trig identities part 2
- Khan Academy: Trigonometry identity review/fun

- Khan Academy: Proof of angle addition formula for sine
- Khan Academy: Proof of angle addition formula for cosine
- Khan Academy: Angle addition formula with cosine

- Khan Academy: Double angle formula for cosine example

- Khan Academy: Determining the equation of a trig function
- Khan Academy: Midline, amplitude and period of a function

- Khan Academy: Law of sines
- Khan Academy: Proof: Law of sines

- Khan Academy: Law of cosines
- Khan Academy: Proof of the law of cosines

- Khan Academy: Rectangular to polar form of complex number

- Khan Academy: Unit vectors

- Systems of Equations
- Solving Systems of Equations
- Khan Academy: systems of equations
- Khan Academy: Solving systems of equations by elimination
- Khan Academy: Systems of equations word problems example 1
- Khan Academy: Systems of equations word problems example 2
- Khan Academy: Systems of equations word problems example 3
- Khan Academy: Systems of equations word problems example 4
- Khan Academy: Trolls, tolls, and systems of equations
- Khan Academy: The substitution method

- Khan Academy: Systems of three variables
- Khan Academy: Systems of three variables 2
- Khan Academy: Solving 3 Equations with 3 Unknowns
- Khan Academy: Solutions to three variable system
- Khan Academy: Solutions to three variable system 2

- Khan Academy: Conic sections: Intro to ellipse
- Khan Academy: Foci of an ellipse | Conic sections
- Khan academy: Ellipse standard equation from graph
- Khan academy: Ellipse graph from standard equation

- Khan Academy: Conic sections: Intro to hyperbolas
- Khan Academy: Foci of a hyperbola
- Khan Academy: Proof: Hyperbola foci
- Khan Academy: Vertices & direction of a hyperbola

- Khan Academy: Equation for parabola from focus and directrix
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola in vertex form
- Khan Academy: Finding the vertex of a parabola example
- Khan Academy: Shifting and scaling parabolas
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola in vertex form
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola using roots and vertex
- Khan Academy: Graphing a parabola with a table of values

- Choosing & Usng SourcesTutorials on finding and using info.
- Article Express / Interlibrary LoanRequest articles, conference papers, and even books (check OhioLINK first) when unavailable at OSU. Request scans of print-only journal articles available at OSU.

- OSU Library CatalogSearch for books and other items available at OSU - includes ebooks
- OhioLINK CatalogSearch for books statewide.

- Electronic Book Center (OhioLINK) [Full Text] This link opens in a new windowElectronic Book Center included ebooks on all subjects, including many encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections, and guides.

The OSU Library Catalog has subject headings. If you had found a good book on your topic, examine the subject headings for that book below the location/call number box. You can click on these to see other items with that subject ot you can search subject directly as follows.

Examples:

"History" is a subdivision of a subject that can be added after any other term. Examples: Format: branch--history. Clickable examples:

For mathematics history in a country, region, use for format mathematics--country/region--history Examples: