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MATH 1000 Mathematics at NU

Scholar OneSearch vs. Web of Science vs. MathSciNet

Scholar OneSearch

  • Use for: Searching library collections, get links to authorized full text
  • Searches many types of materials: articles, conference proceedings, videos, broadcasts, data sets, and books at the NU Library
  • Can limit to “peer reviewed”
  • Searches multiple disciplines, not just math
  • Suggestions
  • Citations can be exported in common formats
  • No citation tracking 

Web of Science

  • Use for: Searching scholarly works across many disciplines
  • Searches many types of materials: articles, conference proceedings, videos, broadcasts, data sets, and books 
  • Searches multiple disciplines, not just math
  • Academic/scholarly information only
  • Suggestions
  • Citations can be exported in common formats
  • Superb citation tracking

MathSciNet

  • Use for: Focused searching on the discipline of mathematics
  • Searches many types of materials: articles, conference proceedings, videos, broadcasts, data sets, and books 
  • Mathematic scholarship only, not interdisciplinary
  • Includes reviews
  • Citation tracking
  • Formulas are searchable using TeX codes
  • No suggestions but links to similar content with MSC codes