Math

Thoughts about Sci-Hub and “easy” access

By Ruth Lewis on June 23, 2017

Sci-Hub has been in the news this month. US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub Nature News & Comment; and publishers “welcome” this, e.g., The Association of American Publishers Welcomes Major Judgment Against “Sci-Hub” Pirate Site and International Publishers...

News and notes for math, May 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2017

Why the ArXiv of the future will look like Authorea, by Alberto Pepe (Authorea) and Matteo Cantiello (Simons Foundation); this is a promotion piece for Authorea but I found it interesting and thought you might also. arXiv blog continues posts about Next-Gen arXiv Initiative Update. From Scholarly...

Publications from WU Math Dept., May 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 31, 2017

D’Angelo JP, Huo ZH, Xiao M. 2017. Proper holomorphic maps from the unit disk to some unit ball. Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 145:2649-2660. doi.org/10.1090/proc/13425. Gorkin P, Wick BD. 2016. Thin Interpolating Sequences. Contemporary Mathematics 679:129-145. doi.org/10.1090/conm/679/13673. Kal...

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Math books and ebooks added May 2017

By Ruth Lewis on May 30, 2017

4-manifolds / Selman Akbulut. Oxford graduate texts in mathematics 25. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016. paper book Active Particles, Volume 1: Advances in Theory, Models, and Applications Nicola Bellomo, Pierre Degond, Eitan Tadmor Modeling and Simulation in Science, Engineering and Techno...

News and notes for math, April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Interesting post: … and Elsevier taketh away about changes in the use license given for Elsevier math journals which are free to read 4 years after publication. This also underlines the fact that authors need to keep copies of their negotiations with publishers because sometimes the journal autho...

Publications from WU Math Dept., April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Gualtieri M, Li SH, Pelayo A, Ratiu TS. 2017. The tropical momentum map: a classification of toric log symplectic manifolds. Mathematische Annalen 367(3-4):1217-1258. doi.org/10.1007/s00208-016-1427-9. Krauss MJ, Sowles SJ, Sehi A, Spitznagel EL, Berg CJ, Bierut LJ, Cavazos-Rehg PA. 2017. Marijua...

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Math books and ebooks added April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 29, 2017

Advances in Energy System Optimization Valentin Bertsch, Wolf Fichtner, Vincent Heuveline, Thomas Leibfried Trends in Mathematics Springer ebooks All Sides to an Oval: Properties, Parameters, and Borromini’s Mysterious Construction Angelo Alessandro Mazzotti Springer ebooks Applied and Comp...

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Mathematics, Best Sellers, July 2016 to April 2017

By Ruth Lewis on April 6, 2017

Mathematics, April 2017 | Best Sellers, July 2016 to April 2017 as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. Titles are linked to local copies when available. Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped with the Space Shetterly, Marg...

New Look for Ejournal and Get It! (Link Resolver) Pages

By Julie Hale on April 5, 2017

You might notice some changes the next time you click a little green Get It! icon to access a journal article. WU Libraries recently overhauled some webpages associated with the Get It! links, including its Ebook and Ejournal A-Z list. The goal is to make it easier for researchers to identify opt...

News and notes for math, March 2017

By Ruth Lewis on March 30, 2017

What books (or journals or databases) do you need? Now would be an excellent time to submit requests while I still have funds available for books and ebooks this fiscal year. For very expensive titles and for journals and databases which require annual payments, I usually can’t order them i...