Books are a great way to get started with research. You can find all of print books, e-books, and videos by search our online catalog for specific keywords:
Reference books (encyclopedias and handbooks) are another great way to get started on a new topic. You can find all reference material by search Albert, and limiting to “Reference Sources” in the pull down menu. Listed below are just a few helpful resources:
Index to Mathematical Problems, 1980-1984. (Ref 510.016 R113)
Words of Mathematics: an Etymological Dictionary of Mathematical Terms Used in English. (Ref 510.3 Sch95)
The following databases are useful for finding articles in the Mathematics field.
Reviews and citations to the world's research literature in mathematics and related areas compiled from: Mathematical reviews, and Current mathematical publications, 1940-to the present.
Find periodicals by title, ISSN, or abbreviation
Some select Mathematics periodicals:
CRC Standard Mathematical Tables (Ref 510.021 C420)
A Dictionary of Real Numbers. (Ref 512.7 B649) Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth & Brooks, 1990.
Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences. (Ref 512.72 SL52) San Diego: Academic Press, 1995.
Factor World: Factoring Links
Prime Pages - Prime number research.
Table of Integrals, Series and Products. (Ref 510.021 G755a) San Diego: Academic Press, 1994.
Handbook of Statistical Tables (Ref 519.5 Ow2)
Handbook of Tables for Probability and Statistics (Ref 519.02 C859)
To find biographies for mathematicians, try the following resources:
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography, includes Biographical Dictionary of Mathematicians.
Notable Mathematicians: From Ancient Times to the Present. (Ref 510.922 Y86) Detroit: Gale, 1998.
Women of Mathematics. (Ref 510.922 G885) New York: Greenwood, 1987.