This page offers links to useful mathematics and statistics resources freely available on the web, tools and tips to help find full-text when browsing online, and information for publishing your research open access.
Many institutions (including Bristol) collect peer-reviewed author manuscripts and pre-prints from their academics and put them into digital repositories. This can provide easy, open access to high quality scientific publications. You can find repositories and search their contents using the OpenDOAR directory. The University of Bristol's digital repository is Explore Bristol Research.
Downloadable ‘apps’ for your internet browsers.
Google Scholar provides a broad search of scholarly literature. It covers multiple disciplines and sources.
Using Google Scholar off campus
To get full-text links in your Google Scholar results, you must first tell Google Scholar that you have access to the University of Bristol library subscriptions by
You will now see 'Get It @ Bristol Univ' links next to items in your Google Scholar results that you can use to access the full-text provided by library subscriptions.
As part of our commitment to Open Access publishing, we pay for a number of Read and Publish deals with major publishers. The SciFree Journal Checker tool allows authors to search for their chosen journal and see at a glance whether or not it is included in one of these agreements. If it is, authors can publish their research as Gold Open Access at no additional cost.