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Welcome to the UR research guide for Mathematics! Use this guide to learn more about the library's rich resources in the mathematical sciences -- you can access books, databases, journals, and websites from this page.
I am the liaison librarian for Mathematics as well as many other science disciplines. Please contact me if you need any help with your research!
Background information & key reference works in mathematics
Use encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks to obtain an overview of your subject, an understanding of basic concepts, a summary of key issues, definitions, and data. Encyclopedia articles frequently include bibliographies and may refer you to other entries on related topics.
- AccessScience (the online edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)
REF Q121 .M3 2007
- CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics
REF QA5 .W45 1999
- CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae
REF QA47 .M315 2003
- Encyclopedia of Mathematics
- Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences
REF QA276.14 .E5 1982
- Facts on File Dictionary of Mathematics
REF QA .F35 1999
- Handbook of Mathematical Functions
QA47 .A34 1972
- Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations
e-book and REF QA99 .M363 1998
- McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms *
REF Q123 .M34 2003
- Notable Mathematicians
REF QA28 .N66 1998
- Oxford Reference Online (The Consise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics & The Dictionary of Statistics)
- Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia
REF Q121 .V3 2008
* Also available in Science Reading Room, Gottwald