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Catalog to search for print and non-print collections.

Discovery Search to search for resources available through the online databases.

Publication Finder to search for specific titles of eJournals, periodicals, series, eBooks, theses/dissertations, annual reports, and many more. Use this when you know exact publication title you are looking for. Note that if you are looking only for a specific article title or eBook chapter, use the Discovery Search

Individual Database if you want to use a specific database. Simply click on the database name and search.

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Most databases use a help feature that explains how to conduct simple and advanced searches. If you search a database and do not find the results you want, use Ask Our Librarians for assistance. Library staff are happy to help you find what you need! 

Reference Sources

Use these reference titles for definitions, codes, topic overviews, and background information.


Welcome to the Library's Mathematics Subject Guide!

This guide provides an overview of the Library's recommended materials related to mathematics, including databases, books, journals, reference materials and other resources, print or digital, that are accessible through different websites and platforms.

Mathematics is the primary language spoken in science, logic, computer, architecture, agriculture, economics, astronomy, electronics, statistics, physics, navigation, and more. No single science or a branch of knowledge can exist without mathematics. This guide provides an overview of The Library's recommended databases, books, journals, reference and other resources, printed and electronic, that are accessible through the Library and other free online sources on topics related to mathematics.

Mathematics Print Collection

The print mathematics collection is organized in alignment with Class QA of the Library of Congress Classification. It includes the following subclasses:

QA1-43 - General

QA47-59 - Tables 

QA71-90 - Instruments and machines

QA101-(145) - Elementary Mathematics, Arithmetic

QA150-272.5 - Algebra

QA273-280 - Probabilities, Mathematical Statistics

QA299.6-433 - Analysis

QA440-699 - Geometry, Trigonometry, Topology

QA801-939 - Analytic Mechanics

The print mathematics collection is located in Tier 1 of the Library. It spreads from shelf 1.1.21A to shelf 1.4.8A (see map below).