Useful Links

These are some links that I think of important and useful for doing research, learning skills and so on.

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  • Web of Science. Web of Science Core Collection A trusted, high-quality collection of journals, books and conference proceedings.

  • Scopus. The world's largest bibliographic database.

  • ResearchGate, is a European commercial social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators.

  • ORCID. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier (an ORCID iD) that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher.

  • Publons. The home of expert peer review. Reviewer recognition, training, post-publication review and statistics.

  • MathSciNet, is a searchable online bibliographic database created by the American Mathematical Society in 1996.

  • ProQuest. ProQuest full-text database is currently the only database in the world that provides high-quality foreign full-text articles.

  • zbMATH, formerly Zentralblatt MATH, is a major international reviewing service providing reviews and abstracts for articles in pure and applied mathematics.

  • English Version   Simplified Chinese Version. Note: download PDF.


  • Mathscinet, is a searchable online bibliographic database created by the American Mathematical Society.

  • MSC2020. MSC2020-Mathematical Sciences Classification System.

  • Abbreviations of Names of Serials

  • arXiv, is a repository of electronic preprints (known as e-prints) approved for posting after moderation, but not full peer review.

  • arxiv sanity preserver. Web interface for browsing, search and filtering recent arxiv submissions

  • Optimization Online, is a repository of e-prints about optimization and related topics.

Academic skills

  • Love Science,Love Sci-Hub!. This page is to collect the new alternative domain of sci-hub which is refreshed every 5 minutes.

  • Library Genesis, is a search engine for articles and books on various topics, which allows free access to content that is otherwise paywalled or not digitized elsewhere.

  • booksc1   booksc2. The world's largest scientific articles store. 70,000,000+ articles for free.

  • Google Mirror   scmor. Provide available Google search and Google mirror sites.

  • paperswithcode. Papers With Code highlights trending ML research and the code to implement it.

  • HistCite   CitNetExplorer. Great literature analysis tools.

  • Grammarly for Chrome. Grammarly is a writing assistant that goes deeper than grammar to offer you comprehensive writing feedback.

  • 80 Library. It provides some free trial accounts, such as WOS, SpringerLink, Cnki.


  • ctan. The Comprehensive TEX Archive Network (CTAN) is the central place for all kinds of material around TEX.

  • latexstudio, this is a very good chinese website of many LaTeX resources, including templates, tutorials and so on.

  • Overleaf. An online LaTeX editor that's easy to use. No installation, real-time collaboration, version control, hundreds of LaTeX templates, and more.

  • TeXdoc Online. TeX and LaTeX documentation lookup system. lshort-zh-cn

  • lvjr. A chinese website of learn LaTeX.

  • TeX equation editor1   TeX equation editor2. Great Tex mathematical formulas online editing sites.

  • Mathcha-Online Math Editor. Online WYSIWYG Mathematics Editor (Equation Editor).

  • Math. MyScript Handwriting Recognition. Hand write mathematical formulas and convert them to corresponding LaTeX codes.

  • LaTeX Tables Generator. Quickly create even complex LaTeX tables online with our generator.

  • detexify. Detexify LaTeX handwritten symbol recognition.

  • Beamer Theme Matrix. This theme matrix shows examples of all variations of the Beamer LaTeX package's default themes and color themes.

  • wiki-LaTeX. This is a guide to the LaTeX typesetting system. It is intended as a useful resource for everybody, from new users who wish to learn, to old hands who need a quick reference.

  • lshort-chinese. The Not So Short Introduction To LaTeX (Chinese Edition). lshort-english   latex-introduction

  • latex-notes-details   latex-notes-zhihu   latex-notes-weibo. Highly recommended.

  • UESTCthesis, is the official LaTeX template for the graduation thesis of the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

  • IEEEtran   Elsevier. LaTeX journal template.


  • MATLAB Help Center. Search the help documentation for MATLAB functions.

  • PyCharm. The Python IDE for professional developers.

  • jemdoc, is a static site generator that is being widely used for creating simple academic websites.

  • MathJax. A JavaScript display engine for mathematics that works in all browsers.

  • jemdoc+MathJax, let jemdoc support MathJax.

  • matplotlib, is a Python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms.

  • Anaconda, is the standard platform for Python data science.

  • Excel2LaTeX. The Excel add-in for creating LaTeX tables.

  • tikzplotlib. Convert matplotlib figures to TikZ/PGFplots for smooth integration into LaTeX.

  • matlab2tikz. This program converts MATLAB figures to TikZ/pgfplots figures for smooth integration into LaTeX.

  • PlotPub. Publication quality plot in MATLAB.

  • tikzcd-editor. A simple visual editor for creating commutative diagrams. try it out here.

  • MATLABTips. MATLAB study notes.


  • Chrome. Google Chrome is a fast, free web browser. Tampermonkey

  • Texlive, is an easy (we hope) way to get up and running with the TeX document production system.

  • TeXstudio. LaTeX editor.

  • TikzEdt, is a combined WYSIWYG/text editor designed for editing Tikz code.

  • Adobe Acrobat DC. Use Acrobat to convert, edit and sign PDF files.

  • Sumatrapdf, is a free PDF, eBook (ePub, Mobi), XPS, DjVu, CHM, Comic Book (CBZ and CBR) reader for Windows.

  • Mathtype   AxMath. Equation Editor.

  • Mathpix. Extract LaTeX from PDFs or handwritten notes in seconds just by taking a screenshot.

  • Notepad++, is a free source code editor.   EditPlus: It can batch convert HTML encoding.

  • GeoGebra   AxGlyph. Graphing Calculator.

  • Typora. A minimal markdown editor.

  • GitHub Desktop. Simplifies your development workflow. Tutorial1   Tutorial2   All about Git

  • PicGo. A simple & beautiful tool for pictures uploading built by vue-cli-electron-builder.

  • Bandizip. Free zip, 7z, unzip, unrar Archiver.

  • Teamviewer. The Remote Desktop Software.

  • MATLAB, is the easiest and most productive software environment for engineers and scientists.

  • Microsoft Office, is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft.

  • huorong. Block ads, clean up trash, and more.

  • Listary. File Search & App Launcher.

  • Pandoc. A universal document converter. Try pandoc!

Computer skills

Useful websites

  • Quora, is a place to gain and share knowledge. It's a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers.   example