*Keeley Library Student Pages:*

Mathematics

For background on the subject, consult general encyclopedias such as Americana, Britannica, Colliers, World Book, etc. Look for articles on "Mathematics" or different branches of Mathematics such as "Algebra," "Calculus," or "Geometry." To locate materials in the Keeley Library, see the section on **Finding Your Way Around the Library**.

#### Internet Resources

#### Library Catalog

To locate items in the **library catalog**, search in iBistro. You may want to limit your search to search only the Keeley Library, instead of all of the SAILS libraries. The following subjects are just some suggestions for your search:

- Algebra
- Arithmetic
- Business mathematics
- Calculus
- Dynamics
- Functions
- Geometry
- Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
- Mathematical recreations
- Mathematical statistics
- Mathematics

- Mathematics--Biography
- Mathematics--History
- Probabilities
- Pythagorean theorem
- Set theory
- Shop mathematics
- Trigonometry
- Vector analysis

and names of individual mathematicians

#### SAILS Databases

As members of SAILS, Durfee students and teachers can access journal and newspaper articles as well as online reference books, from the library's computers and from home. Simply go to **the online catalog page**, access the online catalog, and click on .

#### Selected Reference Books

- Biographical encyclopedia of mathematicians
- Crescent dictionary of mathematics
- Facts on File dictionary of mathematics
- Handbook of mathematical tables and formulas
- History of mathematics
- McGraw-Hill dictionary of physics and mathematics
- Notable mathematicians from ancient times to the present
- Student's glossary of mathematical terms
- The Universal encyclopedia of mathematics
- World of mathematics

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