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Encyclopedias and Handbooks
Credo Literati includes the Princeton Companion to MathematicsThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics.
Handbooks and Encyclopedias
Reference books (encyclopedias and handbooks) provide an overview of a topic and definitions of terms. You can find all reference material by searching Albert, and limiting to “Reference Sources” in the pull down menu. Listed below are a few examples:
- Princeton Companion to Mathematics.(Stack 510 G747p) (and online in ebrary; also online in Credo)
- Words of Mathematics: an Etymological Dictionary of Mathematical Terms Used in English.(ebrary eBook)
- Second handbook of research on mathematics teaching and learning : A project of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. (Ref 510.7 L567) 2 vols.
- CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics (Ref 510.3 W438)
- Companion encyclopedia of the history and philosophy of the mathematical sciences (Ref 510.9 G773c) 2 vols.
- Encyclopedic dictionary of mathematics (Ref 510.3 It6) 4 vols.
- The VNR concise encyclopedia of mathematics (Ref 510.2 G282)
- The Oxford handbook of philosophy of mathematics and logic (online in ebrary)
Discover articles from many of our databases.
The following databases are useful for finding articles in the Mathematics field.
- Project Euclid - Theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics scholarship, with many open access publications.
Some select Mathematics periodicals:
Mathematics Geneaology Project- Find a mathematician's "family tree". Search for a known mathematician and see who was advised by that person and who that person was advised by. You can connect a modern mathematician back to those in the 1500s.
To find biographies for mathematicians, try the following resources:Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography
MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. (Biographies and History Topics)
- APA Style Guide. Tip sheet from the Library.
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is available in the Reference Room (Ref 150.149 Am35b).
- MathSciNet has a citation generator: MRef.
- Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences (Ref 808.0665 H537a)
- BibTEX generates citations and is included in TEX download. BibDesk is for Mac Users.
Save your article PDF's and create citations using a reference manager, such as:
Mendeley Citation Manager
- Create an account and download to your desktop from this page
- Instructions for installing the Word Plugin from Mendeley desktop
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