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General Information

Resources include library materials, featuring books, ebooks, journals, and/or media in your elective that are listed in the Library Catalog; and Web resources, featuring recommended Web resources  selected and annotated by NEIT's Reference Librarians.

These resources are intended to be a starting point only and are not a comprehensive guide to all the resources available.  Always be sure to Ask a Librarian.

Books

Books and media on Mathematics can be found in the Library under the classification QA. In particular, general textbooks in Mathematics are in QA36-QA39.3Algebra books in QA150-QA255; books on Statistics in QA276-QA280Calculus works in QA300-QA316Geometry books in QA440-QA699, with Trigonometry in QA531-QA538. Also, books on Business Mathematics are found in HF5691-HF5716, with other books on business.

For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  Applied science. Engineering and mathematics / editor, Donald R. Franceschetti.
Ref. TA145 .A67 2013
This comprehensive volume examines the relationship between engineering and mathematics, providing insight into the many ways in which both disciplines affect daily life. The essays look beyond basic principles to examine a wide range of topics, inculding industrial and business applications, historical and social contexts, and the impact a particular field of engineering or mathematics will have on future jobs and careers. [2/16]
♦  CRC standard mathematical tables and formulae / 
Daniel Zwillinger, [editor-in-chief].  32nd ed.
Ref. QA47 .C72 2012
The book provides “essential formulas, tables, figures, and descriptions, including many diagrams, group tables, and integrals not available online. This edition incorporates important topics such as visual proofs and sequences, and illustrates how mathematical information is interpreted."  [29th ed. in the Circulating Collection]  [5/15]
♦  Mathematics dictionary / 
James/James ; contributors, Armen A. Alchian ... [et al.]. 5th ed.
Ref. QA5 .J33 1992b
“Quick-reference dictionary for math students [that] defines more than 700 terms related to algebra, geometry, analytic geometry, trigonometry, probability, statistics, logic, and calculus,” including mathematical symbols, table of integrals, and how to derive key theorems.
♦  Dictionary of mathematics terms / Douglas Downing. 3rd ed.
Ref. QA5 .D69 2009
Defines terms from algebra, analytic geometry, arithmetic, calculus, computers, geometry, logic, matrices and linear programming, probability and statistics, sets, trigonometry, and vectors.

Web Resources

Listed are selected web resources pertinent to your elective:
♦  American Statistical Association
URL: http://www.amstat.org/
Supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy. [8/16]
♦  Internet Mathematics Forum
URL: http://mathforum.org/library/toc.html
From the Math Forum at Drexel, browse huge amount of math topics. [8/16]
♦  Khan Academy
URL: https://www.khanacademy.org
Free website that offers video tutorials on math concepts such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability and statistics, calculus, dosage and calculations, and applied math.  [8/16]
♦  Mathematics Association of America (MAA)
URL: http://www.maa.org/
MMA seeks to “to advance the mathematical sciences, especially at the collegiate level." [8/16]
♦  Mathworld
URL: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/
A free resource from Wolfram Research based on Eric Weissteinn's CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics.  [8/16]

Last update 201705/CW