Mathematics: Find articles and papers

Find articles, papers and other publications by searching:

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Library databases -  search tools that index literature such as articles, papers, reports, books chapters and more. Find full text material, or the reference and abstract only.

Is the article peer reviewed? See the guide How to find peer reviewed journal articles (2 p.)

Some key databases

Start by searching some of the following:

Find journals

Journal articles present current research, provide highly focused information and may be required for some assignments.

Search for a journal by typing the title into the Library catalogue search box. TIP: select the Title option.

Here are a few journals in the collection:

Search tips

Make a list of key concepts that relate to your topic - clustering / optimisation 

Make a list of alternative keywords - clustering, segmentation / optimisation, optimal

Combine these keywords using the search connectors OR, AND

Use this symbol * to find word variations e.g.  optim* will find optimise, optimisation, optimization...

Search example:  clustering OR segmentation


For more help try some of the short Library guides below:

Need to find scholarly works?

It is important to evaluate the articles/papers you find to make sure they are of a high quality. Sometimes you will be asked to use peer reviewed journal articles. See the following video and brief "How to" guide for help.