• MathSciNet
    Papers, articles, books: signed reviews; full-text links; MSC codes; unique author profiles; citation data; online help and tutorial videos; but no alert service.
  • Zentralblatt MATH
    Papers, articles, books: full-text links; updated MSC codes; author profiles; frequently faster adding new entries than MathSciNet, but generally has summaries (author abstracts) rather than signed reviews; no alert service.
  • WorldCat
    International coverage of Maths education: specialised subject/level codes. 


  • Scopus
    Largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Good Maths coverage, often with full-text links and alerts.
  • Web of Science Core Collection
    Indexes journals (1900 onwards), conference proceedings (1990 onwards), and books/chapters (2005 onwards) including also includes citation data: both the references for an indexed paper or chapter and any subsequent citations of that work. Good Maths coverage; full-text links; alerts; advanced refine options.
  • Google Scholar
    Search peer-reviewed journal articles, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports, with full text or access to content that the Library subscribes to.
  • University of Auckland Research Repository
    An archive of the University's theses, dissertations and other research outputs.
  • University of Auckland Data Publishing and Discovery Service
    Institutional Figshare service enables publication and supports discovery of the University's research data in all formats and subjects.
  • SpringerLink
    Largest full-text maths-related collection of e-books and articles.
  • ScienceDirect
    Includes full-text Maths content from Elsevier and related publishers with image searching; links to Scopus citation; the Advanced Search is strongly recommended.
  • Cambridge Books
    Academic and professional books published by Cambridge University Press on a wide range of subjects.
  • Wiley Online Library
    Journal articles and e-books including some encyclopaedias.
  • Taylor & Francis Online
    All subject areas including content previously accessed through CRCnetBASE and its discipline-specific databases (MATHSnetBASE, STATSnetBASE).
    Journals in most subjects, primarily archival coverage. JSTOR also contains selected e-books, including recently-published academic titles.
  • SIAM Reference Collection
    Over 300 books published by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
  • China Academic Journals
    A full-text collection of Chinese language journals published by CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure).
  • University of Auckland Research Repository
    An archive of the University's theses, dissertations and other research outputs.
    E-print archive. May specify Mathematics or a listed sub-discipline (e.g., Combinatorics) and may also search by MSC or browse a catch-up list of items.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    Multidisciplinary, including the Sciences: a preferred interface for mathematical titles and publishers not in any of the above collections, e.g., World Scientific, Princeton University Press.
  • ProQuest Ebook Central
    Multidisciplinary, including the Sciences; recent items are typically clearly reproduced, but the appearance of equations, special characters, and images in older books may be problematic.

Dictionaries, encyclopedias

  • Oxford Reference
    A large collection of subject-specialist dictionaries, encyclopaedias, including topics in pure and applied mathematics.


Additional e-book encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries may be found in the Catalogue or via the full-text databases listed above.
For example:

For other reference works, see the Books and Journals tab.

  • WorldCat
    International coverage of mathematics education: specialised subject/level codes. Click the "Worldcat" button for the full-text article or the catalogue entry.
  • Education Research Complete
    Excellent range of scholarly research relating to all areas of education, including New Zealand research.
  • ERIC
    Excellent range of scholarly research relating to all areas of education.
  • University of Auckland Research Repository
    An archive of the University's theses, dissertations and other research outputs.
  • ProQuest Education Journals
    Scholarly and trade journals; also other resources.
  • APA PsycInfo
    Major international database indexing psychology books, journal articles, book reviews, book chapters, etc; also indexes literature from education.
  • SAGE Research Methods
    Full-text resources from Sage Publishing (including books and reference works) for researchers or students of social and behavioural science subjects.
  • Math Solutions E-books
    Books specifically on Maths education, with additional material on the companion website.
  • AEI - Australian Education Index (Informit)
    Published and unpublished material at all levels of education and related fields.


  • Referencing
    Access a range of tools and support material to assist your referencing work.


  • Quick©ite
    Use this interactive tool to view examples of references.
    Covers a range of styles used at the University of Auckland.


Most referencing software (including RefWorks, EndNote, and Mendeley) allow you to export all your existing references to BibTeX format.
Many scientific databases have BibTeX as an output option — If not, upload those results to RefWorks (or other viable software), then export in BibTeX format.

Last updated : 29 November 2022
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