News and notes for math, October 2016

Discrete Analysis one year on, Professor Timothy Gowers gives a progress report on the arXiv overlay open access journal Discrete Analysis.

A bot crawled thousands of studies looking for simple math errors. The results are concerning.

There are several new sorting and faceting features coming to MathSciNet in January 2017. This 4 minute YouTube vidoe gives a preview: MathSciNet Updates for 2017. Alerts for new results or newly added issues will also be available.

Posts on Scholarly Communications @ WU Libraries in October:

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