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Library's tutorial

הדרכה: קטלוג האוניברסיטה והקטלוגים המאוחדים בארץ : חיפוש מאמר מכתב עת
מתוך: קורס הכרת משאבי הספרייה  /  ספריית הרמן למדעי הטבע

Related library web pages : Databases    Electronic Journals FAQ

Basic tools:              More information More information

This is a guide to finding information on mathematics and computer science.    It covers the HUJI Math and Computer Science Library, and also provides information on how to begin searching elsewhere, should you need to.
Contact us: The librarians are available at the information desk.
by phone (02-6584500)
by email (library at
and through facebook הספרייה למתמטיקה ומדעי המחשב facebook.

Step 1 :    Search the HUfind catalog for "Articles & More"

newred1    New features in HUfind
The new discovery tool allows a combined search of the Library Catalog (books, theses) and Articles & More (databases)
Step 2 :    Search for articles in the databases from the Databases page.    Click on the FindIt @ HUJI (SFX) button/link HUJI SFX when available.
Note the differences between the databases.

Mathematics (1940-   )
The MathSciNet      Adobe PDF חיפוש במאגר - הדרכה

Mathematics (Historical):
For additional resources see: Electronic Resources → Databases

Book collections in math:
A distributed digital library of mathematical monographsSearch
A collaborative project of the University of Michigan Library, Cornell University Library, and the State and University Library Göttingen.
The Göttinger Digitalisierung Zentrum (Click on Mathematica) also has articles. (see also: emani)

Article archives in Mathematics, try (for additional resources see: Electronic Databases):
DML: Digital Mathematics Library / WDML: World Digital Mathematics Library

Bibiliographic info and abstracts (database of articles in mathematics):
Zentralblatt Math (goes back to 1868)

Computer Science, Engineering and Physics
ACM Digital Library      Adobe PDF חיפוש במאגר - הדרכה      More information More information
includes ACM Guide to Computing Literature

General & Citation Index
Web of knowledge    (ISI)      Adobe PDF חיפוש במאגר - הדרכה
only for articles after 1984.

מאמרים בעברית
Index to Hebrew Periodicals (IHP)      מפתח חיפה למאמרים בעברית

UMI's Dissertation Publishing / Proquest
1861- ; Most dissertations after 1997 are available in digital format (PDF)

Databases → Publishers' search tools

Step 3 :    Check if you have access to the bibliographic items you need

First of all, search: SFX Citation Linker
More information More information : SFX, the OpenURL link resolver

If you don't find it there:

  1. HUfind Library catalog  :
    or the Classic catalog
  2. SFX Find e-Journals & e-books    More information More information : FindIt @ HUJI (SFX) FAQ  /  Muriel and Philip Berman Medical Library
  3. The library's subscriptions to electronic journals
  4. The MALMAD Databases and Collections list: includes many providers (publishers and databases) in all fields of research (including the Humanities and Social sciences) and many more available e-journals.
    • Check the ULE: Electronic Journal Subscriptions of MALMAD Member Libraries

Step 4 :    Searching for Periodicals in Other Libraries

Not all of the periodicals indexed will be held in the Math and Computer Science Library. If the periodical you want is not held in our library and you wish to find out which library does hold it, there are a number of locating tools you can check.

Step 5 (if steps 1-4 failed) :    Document Delivery Services    (Interlibrary loan)

Ask at the Information Desk for further information.

Guides to citing articles (including Internet sources):

The MLA Style center  /  Authorized by the Modern Language Association of America

Citing Your Sources (citation styles, style guides, and avoiding plagiarism):      Examples & General Rules for MLA, APA, & Chicago & Turabian Styles  /  University of California, Berkeley - library

Reference management software: EndNote
EndNote Web  /  Thomson Reuters.      Adobe PDF הדרכה
EndNote is used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles.

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Last updated: Feb. 10th, 2014