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Subject Guide for Mathematics

Mathematics: Often defined as the study of quantity, magnitude, and relations of numbers or symbols. It embraces the subjects of arithmetic, geometry, algebra, calculus, probability, statistics, and many other special areas of research. (Encyclopedia Britannica)

 

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Abstracts and Indexes to Academic or Scholarly Articles
Although many databases contain links to full-text articles, when you find article citations in the index databases, you need to search Chinook to see if University Libraries own that periodical title.

CU Current Index to Statistics
A bibliographic index to publications in statistics and related fields. References are drawn from 111 core journals that are fully indexed, non-core journals from which articles are selected that have statistical content, proceedings and edited books, and other sources. Coverage: 1975 - present.


CU MathSciNet
Contains bibliographic citations and signed reviews of mathematical research literature. Electronic version of Current Mathematical Publications and Mathematical Reviews. The database contains full-text links when available. Subscription restrictions to full-text may apply. Coverage: 1940 - present.


CU Zentralblatt Math
Indexes and abstracts topics in pure mathematics (e.g. algebra, logic, topology, geometry, analysis) , probability theory, statistics, mathematical physics, classical, solid and fluid mechanics, numerical mathematics, mathematical programming, theoretical computer science and automata theory, systems theory, control, operations research, economics, information and communication, circuits, coding, cryptography, applications in biology, chemistry, sociology, psychology. The database contains full-text links when available. Subscription restrictions to full-text may apply. Coverage: 1931 - present.

Abstracts and Indexes to Magazine & Newspaper Articles
Although many databases contain links to full-text articles, when you find article citations in the index databases, you need to search Chinook to see if University Libraries own that periodical title.

CU Expanded Academic Index
An interdisciplinary database that contains citations, abstracts, and links to selected full-text articles from general interest magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers. Coverage: 1980 - present.

 

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Algebra, Arithmetic, and Trigonometry

Math Physics Library Reference QA 5 D4983 2001

 

Dictionary of Analysis, Calculus, and Differential Equations

Math Physics Library Reference QA 5 D53 2000

 

Dictionary of Classical and Theoretical Equations

Math Physics Library Reference QA 5 D4984 2001

 

Math Dictionary with Solutions

Math Physics Library Reference QA 5 K692 1999

 

Mathematics Dictionary

Math Physics Library Reference QA 5 J33 1992

 

McGraw Hill Dictionary of Mathematics

Math Physics Library Reference QA 5 M425 1997

 

CU Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols, and Abbreviations

 

Directories

CU Associations Unlimited

Contains information for approximately 460,000 international and U.S. national, regional, state, and local nonprofit membership organizations in all fields.

 

Combined Membership List (CML)

Members of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), or the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM).

 

Scholarly Societies--Mathematics

Online.

Encyclopedias

Companion Encyclopedia of the History and Philosophy of the Mathematical Sciences

Math Physics Library Reference QA21 C645 1994

 

CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Math Physics Library Reference QA5 W45 1999

 

Encyclopaedia of Mathematics

Math Physics Library Reference QA5 M3713 1988

 

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

Online.

 

CU McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia Of Science & Technology (Access Science)

Print edition: Science Library Reference Q 121 M3 1997

 

Platonic Realms Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia (PRIME)

Online.

Handbooks and Manuals

CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae

Math Physics Library Reference QA 47 M315 30th 1996

 

CRC Standard Probability and Statistics: Tables and Formulae

Math Physics Library Reference QA 273.3 Z95 2000

 

Handbook of Applicable Mathematics

Math Physics Library Reference QA 36 H36

 

Handbook of Mathematical Formulas and Integrals

Math Physics Library Reference QA 47 J38 2000

 

Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables

Math Physics and Engineering Library Reference C 13/32:55/

 

Handbook of Mathematical Sciences

Math Physics Library Reference QA 547 H32 6th 1987

 

Handbook of Mathematics and Computational Science

Math Physics Library Reference QA 40 S76 1998

Internet Links

InfoMine Scholarly Internet Resource Collections: Physical Sciences, Engineering, Computing and Math

 

Mathematics WWW Virtual Library

 

Math World