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New Furniture at Math Libraryuwmathlib

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 01:23:14 +0000

Stop by and check out the new furniture in the Math Research Library!  We have all new chairs, new computer workstations, and new study tables.  The Group Study table (1st floor) has a whiteboard top.  Markers can be checked out at the desk. Advertisements(image)

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May 4, 2012uwmathlib

Fri, 04 May 2012 23:52:26 +0000

UW Libraries’ AAUP post on concerns about the sustainability of the scholarly publishing system 1. A couple of weeks ago a story about Harvard’s Faculty Advisory Council declaring current journal pricing “unsustainable” appeared which got an interesting response in Time magazine’s “Techland”. 2. The “Elsevier Boycott”  still seems to be going strong with 11,035 signatures […](image)

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April 2012uwmathlib

Fri, 20 Apr 2012 22:30:42 +0000

Encyclopedia of Mathematics Rebirth Ten years ago, Kluwer published an online version of the multi-volume Encyclopaedia of Mathematics (QA5 .M37213 1988, Math Reference) , which had been translated and updated from the original 1977 Russian version, Matematicheskaya entsiklopediya. After Springer bought Kluwer, this online version ceased being updated and was made freely available online. Now, […](image)

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March 2012uwmathlibRA2012

Tue, 06 Mar 2012 23:15:41 +0000

Author Rights What are they?  Which should you retain?  Why?  How? A fellow math librarian, Kris Fowler, U Minnesota,  has written an article in the Notices AMS (March 2012) about protecting your author rights when you publish journal articles.  She has a nice chart that shows which rights selected math publishers, both society and commercial, […](image)

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February 2012uwmathlib

Wed, 08 Feb 2012 00:28:22 +0000

Math Research Library Flips! We have begun our project to move almost all math/stat books from Math Storage to our main collection, and, in turn, move all journals to Math Storage.  The books will flow in call number order from A to Z, main floor to upper floor.  Reuniting our book collection should make user […](image)

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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 23:34:11 +0000

News Flash                Interim hours, 12/17/2011-1/2/2012: Closed 12/26/2011 and 1/2/2012 Open, M-F, 1PM-5PM Our brand new Mathematics Research Library homepage should appear in the next week or so.  Let us know what you think once made public. UW dissertations and theses are moving online in 2012.  The UW Graduate […](image)

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October 13, 2011uwmathlibproxy-lockedmsn-tutorials-banneroabanner

Thu, 13 Oct 2011 20:02:52 +0000

Welcome to the new academic year! EBooks@UW Libraries:  Math & Stat In addition to the thousands of volumes shelved in Math Research Library and elsewhere on campus, Math and Stat researchers have access to many ebooks in their disciplines.  Most math and stat ebooks can be found in these collections: Springerlink–can download chapter PDFs, no […](image)

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June 2011uwmathlibgirl readinghcam_avg

Wed, 29 Jun 2011 22:53:10 +0000

Summer Tips From UW Libraries Going on vacation? Looking for a good book? Graduating? Searching for work? Get summer tips from UW Libraries on how to renew your books online and continue borrowing.  Thousands of DVDs and audio books are also available for your summer enjoyment. ↔ arXiv Submission Stats by Discipline See the fullsize […](image)

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MRL Newsuwmathlib

Thu, 12 May 2011 20:55:02 +0000

Departmental Delivery UW faculty and staff can now request that  library materials be sent directly to their departmental mailboxes.  All material  that can be checked out , except items  on reserve,  will be requestable.  The Libraries will pull material from the shelves, check it out to you and send it to  departments  via campus mail.  […](image)

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April 11, 2011uwmathlibsiameBooks

Mon, 11 Apr 2011 23:35:18 +0000

UW students, staff, and faculty now have access to the first 200 books or so of the SIAM ebook package: Another 200 or so books will be added  by June 2011 to make this a nearly complete collection of SIAM books. Thanks go to AMath for helping UW Libraries with this purchase, and to […](image)

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