Questions tagged [zbmath]

Questions concerning the zbMATH information service, formerly known as Zentralblatt für Mathematik

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How to write a good MathSciNet review?

When reviewing for MathSciNet, I routinely find myself just paraphrasing and abbreviating the introduction provided by the author, and occasionally adding a few words about the quality of the research ...
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Sustainability of ZBmath unrestricted access

ZBmath (formerly Zentralblatt für Mathematik) will become "Open access" in 2021 (see for instance at EMS site and at FIZ Karlsruhe site). It used to be under paywall, although some partial ...
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Math reviews in "Zentralblatt für Mathematik und ihre Grenzgebiete"

Is there a website where i could read/download math reviews appeared in the above Journal? Of course, I guess all the reviews are available on ZBMATH, which is not free for access....
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Frequency of papers showing academic misconduct among the articles indexed by MathSciNet and Zentralblatt MATH

Among the papers indexed by MathSciNet and Zentralblatt MATH, I occasionally have seen papers which consist essentially only of text copied from elsewhere without proper attribution and without adding ...
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When to start reviewing

Recently I had a few papers published, and I suppose in response to this, I received a request from Zentralblatt to be a reviewer. They ask some general questions about what I would feel comfortable ...
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Is a free alternative to MathSciNet possible?

How could a free (i.e. free content) alternative for MathSciNet and Zentralblatt be created? Comments Some mathematicians have stopped writing reviews for MathSciNet because they feel their output ...