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Magnifying glass Databases for Math, Statistics & Computer Science

Essential Research Tools

Good Places to Start:
MathSciNet | Science Direct

Academic Search Premier

This interdisciplinary database includes more than 335 mathematics journals, more than 45 statistics journals, and some 137 journals in the field of computer science. (from EBSCO)

1975–current | Some full text

From Cornell University, open access to 1,643,143 e-prints in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics, electrical engineering and systems science, and economics.



This interdisciplinary database includes 16 mathematics journals and 19 statistics journals. Check “Include links to external content” if you want more search results, some of which may need to be requested from other libraries (Interlibrary Loan).

1800s-current | Some full text


From the American Mathematical Society, this database provides reviews, abstracts, and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Use this help sheet to get started.

1800s–current | Abstracts and reviews only

Science Direct
This science database includes more than 325 mathematics and statistics journals and 205 journals in field of computer science.

Some full text

Also Useful

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources. Just click on “Find Full Text @SMU.” See also the Google Scholar Blog for citation metrics.

Some full text, some pay for view


From OCLC, the largest, most comprehensive catalog of books and other materials, with records from over 55,000 libraries worldwide. Materials found in WorldCat may be borrowed through our interlibrary loan program.

Catalog records

Contact your liaison librarian

Lori Pesik

Lori Pesik
(507) 457-6665

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Start your research with CREDO

An online reference source with links to databases and the catalog

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