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Mathematics: Reference

This guide is intended to help you know more about Library and Internet resources in the area of Mathematics. Use this guide as your starting point, come to the Library or Ask a Librarian for more resources and help.

What is Reference

Reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and biographies help you find factual and background information about your topic

It is advisable to look at more than one source of information to get the most information and to have a more balanced view of the topic.

Google and Wikipedia could be good places to start your search for general and initial ideas about your topic. But you will always have to use Library resources to get more credible information.


Need background information in Mathematics? Use the following E-references:

 Access Science is the online version of the McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology provides mathematics reference materials. It also includes articles, illustrations, updates on current research and discoveries, and related quality websites on countless topics including mathematics.

Selected Reference Books