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MathSciNet NEWS

AMS is updating MathSciNet’s interface on June, 2023

  1. The MathSciNet YouTube page has new tutorials to get users started.
  2. MathSciNet Quickstart Guide shows similar features in a print-friendly format. 
  3. Mathematical Reviews Executive Editor Edward Dunne’s new search guide guides users through advanced search features.

Study Space Reservation

  1. Study space reservation rooms (Pollak Library North and South)
  2. Study space reservation for smart group study rooms (PLN-111, 112, 113; PLN-211, 212, 213, 214; PLN-311, 312)
  3. Study space reservation for larger rooms (PLN-140, PLS-360, PLN-130).
  4. Study space reservation for the Innovation/Makerspace (PLN-215) 

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Elsevier (until Dec. 2024)
IOPScience (until Dec. 2025)

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   Students can checkout laptops and other devices from the Center for Equitable Digital Access (Library North 2nd Floor) and the Student Genius Center (Library North 1st Floor)

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