zbMATH (external link) – Zentralblatt MATH – is a bibliographical database for Mathematics, providing references to journal articles, conference reports and books and also containing reviews and summaries. It covers all areas of pure and applied mathematics as well as the history of mathematics.  

zbMATH is published by the European Mathematical Society, the Karlsruhe Specialist Information Centre and the Heidelberg Academy of Science, in partnership with the publishers Springer. The over 3.5 million entries go back to the 19th century.


The entries in zbMATH are classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification system.


Access to this database is restricted to the ethz.ch domain due to licensing reasons. If you have any technical problems or questions about access rights, please contact the Database Helpdesk.


Courses are held by appointment. They explain the various search strategies and features using specific examples and also the use of the the Mathematics Subject Classification system.