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    Sections in this category: General Resources | Biographies | Dictionaries

    General Resources

    Explores the uses and effects of math in daily life, and provides information on different career choices in this field.

    Princeton Companion to Mathematics
    Surveys the most active and exciting branches of pure mathematics, providing the context and broad perspective that are vital at a time of increasing specialization in the field.

    Real-Life Math
    Provides an understanding of commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life in everyday tasks, such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement.


    The Cambridge Dictionary of Sciences
    One stop reference for the life and work of those who created science up to the present day.


    The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary
    Definition for abbreviations across disciplines.

    The American Heritage Science Dictionary
    Dictionary of all major concepts of science.

    McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
    Terminology and keywords relating to science and technology. Mortensen Library Reference: Q123 .M15 2002 Check Status

    The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics
    Dictionary of mathematical concepts, terminology, and biographies of key mathematicians.

    Academic Search Premier
    Indexing and abstracts for over 8,000 journals in all subject areas, with full text of articles from nearly 4,600. Includes some popular magazines as well as scholarly journals.

    ACM Online Guide to Computing Literature
    An extensive database containing more than 350,000 citations of core works in computing from 1985 forward, including books, journals, proceedings, and theses. Citations for articles available in the ACM Digital Library are available full text.

    AMS - MathSciNet
    Over 500,000 mathematical Reviews on the net. Searchable by author, title, classification, publication year and more. Provides abstracts.

    ArXiv e-print Archive
    arXiv is an e-print service in the fields of physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. This site is maintained and operated by Cornell University. Papers are submitted by the author's and are subject to edits at any time. Full text available.

    Compendex (Engineering Village)
    Years Covered: 1969-present
    The Engineering Village Compendex is one of the most comprehensive engineering literature databases available to engineers.

    CQ Researcher
    Original, comprehensive reporting and analysis of issues in the news. Published 44 times each year, with each report covering a single issue in depth. Reports consist of background and chronology, assessment of the current situation, tables and maps, pro/con statements, and bibliographies of key resources. Html and pdf versions available. with reports published since 2001 in color. Includes full text.

    Energy Citations Database
    Searchable database of information on research sponsored by the US Department of Energy and its predecessors. Some full text online, ordering information for those not online.

    E-Print Network
    Searchable gateway to documents in scientific and technical fields of concern to the US Department of Energy. Full text available.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Search the tables of contents or full text of selected reference books in business, education, the environment, medicine biology, and the social sciences.

    JSTOR Arts and Sciences
    Searchable full text of articles from selected scholarly journals in fields including area studies, anthropology, ecology, economics, education, history, language and literature, mathematics, philosophy, political sciences, sociology and statistics. No current issues available. Historical coverage varies, but database includes some titles from before 1950.

    ProQuest Computing
    Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology. Full text available.

    Proquest Science Journals
    Search full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation. ProQuest Science Journals features over 620 titles - with more than 500 available in full text.
    This site is a free, publicly available web portal allowing access to numerous scientific journals and public science databases. Search for materials in the topics of astronomy, biology, chemistry, computers, environmental sciences, engineering, health and medicine, materials science, mathematics, physics, and social sciences. Full text. Also includes links to related sites.

    Scitation (AIP) and SPIN - formerly Online Journal Publishing Service
    Free access to this index (some full text or abstracts) of more than 40 professional journals and 1 million articles in physics, engineering and computer science including full text for Physical Review & Physical Review Letters. SPIN contains 1.5 million articles from leading Physics publications. You may search Scitation and SPIN in one search or separately.

    TechXtra Information Search
    Find articles, websites, books, industry news, and more in the engineering, mathematics, and computer sciences.

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    DMTCS: Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science -
    "A high standard peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to rapid publication of innovative research which favors the intersection of these two fields." Includes abstracts and full text of articles from issues back to 1997.

    LOCI - Mathematical Sciences Digital Library
    Publication of the Mathematical Association of America, aimed at college level students and instructors. With an archive link to the journals: The Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications (JOMA), Digital Classroom Resources (DCR), and Convergence.

    New York Journal of Mathematics
    Refereed professional journal, with articles available in a wide variety of formats. Also links to Pacific Journal of Mathematics.

    Sections in this category: General Resources | Biographies | Dictionaries | Encyclopedias

    General Resources

    American Mathematical Society Website
    Official website of the American Mathematical Society

    Chaos at UMD (University of Maryland Chaos Group)
    General information, publications (abstracts and/or full text), and pointers to additional sites on chaos and non -linear dynamics.

    Search engine and digital library in computer and information science. Creates citation index for literature search and evaluation, with hyperlinks between cites and citations shown in context. Created by NEC and hosted at Penn State.

    Computing Research Repository
    Access to e-prints in all areas of computer science. Joint project of ACM, Los Alamos e-print archive, and National Computer Science Technical Reference Library. Browse or search pages, some as far back as 1993.

    Dave's Short Trig Course (Clark University)
    Easy to understand introduction to trigonometry.

    Digital Ditch Unit Converter
    Automatically calculates equivalent units of measure for area, density, force, mass, etc.

    efunda: Engineering Fundamentals
    Essential information for mechanical engineering, divided into six categories: materials, processes, formulas, design, units and constants, and mathematics. Searchable.

    Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section
    Facts, formulas, history and diagrams. Includes methods of constructing golden sections, puzzles, references and related links.

    Internet Resources for the Mathematics Student (Langan College)
    Useful links arranged by topic or by category. Directed at undergraduate students.

    Labyrinth (Georgetown University)
    Indispensable guide to the Medieval world online, with extensive links to texts, images, and archival databases. A truly extraordinary resource.

    MAA Online (The Mathematical Association of America)
    Official website of The Mathematical Association of America. Provides mathematicians with the best expository articles, engaging problems, and articles devoted to teaching collegiate mathematics.

    MacTutor History of Mathematics
    Easily searchable biographies of mathematicians, chronologies, essays, bibliographies, web links, and an index to famous curves.

    Materials Organized by Mathematical Subject Classification
    Links to electronic journals, preprints, Web sites, & databases are organized using the 1991 Mathematics Subject Classification. Includes abstracts.

    Math Forum
    An NSF-sponsored project providing access to mathematical resources at all levels. Includes problems and solutions.

    Math in Daily Life
    Uses practical examples to explain mathematical principles including probability, interest, geometry, etc.

    Math.Net Links to the Mathematical World
    Collection of mathematical resources and links to subjects. Pointers to information resources, scientific computing, mathematical institutions

    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    Official website of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

    NetSERF: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources (Catholic University of America)
    Enjoyable, well-organized site for all things medieval. Extensive links to museum collections, primary source documents, and image archives.

    The Official String Theory Web Site
    Basics of string theory and particle physics, as well as experiment progress, colloquia, links and more.
    Virtual community designed to make mathematical knowledge more accessible. Includes a collaboratively created and reviewed encyclopedia as well as links to papers, books and other material of interest.

    Prime Pages
    Web site devoted to the understanding and study of Prime Numbers.

    Automated math problem solver. Submit a question (including factoring, graphing, quadratics, inequalities, basic calculus, matrices, and more) and the answer is calculated using Mathematics.
    Searchable gateway to science and technology information from US government science agencies. Information available in fields including pure and applied sciences, health sciences, and science education.

    SOCR: Statistical Online Computational Resource
    Interactive statistical learning tool. Free access.

    Subject Resources (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    Links to a wide variety of web-based information resources. Includes databases and e-journals (some of which are restricted to LANL staff). Arranged by subject.

    Link to pages that perform various statistical operations. Note also link to "Concepts and Applications of Inferential Statistics," a companion webtext.

    Wolfram Functions Site
    Over 37,000 mathematical functions, with formulas presented in standard form as well as MathML and ASCII. Search or browse, or contribute your own. Selected new titles on math Selected new titles on computer science For further information: Internet Search Engines Subject Selectors Web Reference Tools

    WWW Virtual Library
    Distributed subject catalog. Megasite, constantly updated.


    Biographies of Women Mathematicians
    Student generated biographies are part of an expanding class project. Provides bibliographical references and in some cases photographs.


    List of articles and public releases scientific disciplines, geared toward education. Searchable.

    Mathematical Programming Glossary
    Glossary of Mathematical, Computer and Electronic words. Access is free from INFORMS Computing Society


    Comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia.

    PRIME Mathematics Encyclopedia
    Encyclopedia of mathematics with extensive hyperlinks, including some to extended articles at different levels of complexity.