# Help:Getting started

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Welcome to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics! Listed below are some brief introductions containing all the basics needed to use, comment on, and contribute to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics.

**Introduction**— What is the Encyclopedia of Mathematics?**The Five Pillars**— What are the principles behind the Encyclopedia of Mathematics?**Policies and guidelines**— How does the Encyclopedia of Mathematics actually work?**Talk pages**— How do I communicate in the Encyclopedia of Mathematics?

If you want to know more about a specific subject, see Help:Help for different ways to navigate the help system.

## Where next?

- If you just wish to express an opinion or make a comment,
**Where to ask questions**will point you in the correct direction.

- If you would like to edit an article, the
**Basic tutorial**will show you how, whilst revisiting some of the basic points in the context of editing.

- If you would like to create a new article,
**Starting an article**will explain how to create a new page, with tips for success and a link to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics's Article Wizard, which can guide you through the process of submitting a new article to the Encyclopedia of Mathematics.

- If you would like more support and some friendly contacts to get you started, the
**Editors' Welcome**page should be your next stop!

**How to Cite This Entry:**

Getting started.

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Getting_started&oldid=19446