To get started finding information in the sciences, it's useful to know a little about the Science Information Life Cycle. The life cycle of information is different whether you're in the Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities. This tutorial from the UC Irvine Libraries is designed to help you understand the unique characteristics of information production in the Sciences so that you can use library resources effectively and efficiently:
Databases are the best way to find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles and eprints. Several key databases are listed below, but if you're having trouble finding something, try one of the many databases listed on our Mathematics page. And don't forget to click "more" to see additional Mathematics resources.