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Help with maths
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Free online resources
These will give you a good starting point when learning something new. Use their reference lists for more information.
EMS Encyclopaedia of Mathematics
Open access resource. Springer, in cooperation with the European Mathematical Society, has made the content of this Encyclopedia freely open to the public.
Mathematical Programming Glossary
Glossary contains terms specific to mathematical programming and related disciplines like economics, computer science, and mathematics.
Mathematical encyclopedia, entries created by members. Hosted by University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics
A comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers
Browse Applied Mathematics Journals
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Lecture Notes in Mathematics
Call Number: Online
This series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications - quickly, informally and at a high level. 1997 onwards available
Open Access and Free Books
Directory of Open Access Books
Searchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited collections published under an open access licence, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisher’s website or repository.
AMS Books and Resources
A selection of free books and resources from the American Mathematical Society focusing on the history of mathematics
European Mathematical Information Service
Central portal for electronic math resources in Europe. Includes books, journals, proceedings and other resources.
Key Resources for Mathematics
Highlights useful databases for Mathematics. Many more resources are available from Heriot-Watt. Please ask for help at your campus library, or contact Rachel Whittington, the Academic Support and Liaison Librarian for MACS, if you cannot find the information you need.
A-Z list of databases and electronic resources
Complete list of all Heriot-Watt databases and other electronic resources.
Open Access Publications
European Mathematical Society (EMS) Magazine
"...the journal of record of the European Mathematical Society, and is one of the most widely read periodicals in Europe dealing with matters of interest to the mathematical community. The EMS Magazine features announcements about meetings and conferences, articles outlining current trends in scientific development, reports on member societies, and many other informational items."
Professional Societies and Organisations