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Mathematics Subject Guide




Databases and Journal Indexes

Academic OneFile (Gale InfoTrac)
A general database that contains full text and indexed articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals in most disciplines

Academic Search Complete (EBSCOHost) PASCAL icon
A general, multi-disciplinary database that contains full text and indexed articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals

ACS Web Editions (American Chemical Society)
Published by the American Chemical Society, ACS Web Editions contains nearly 50 full-text journals and magazines in chemistry

Applied Science and Technology Full Text (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon
Includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties, such as acoustics, aeronautics, civil engineering, computers, informatics, neural networks, nuclear engineering, and much more. Full text of articles is available from more than 220 periodicals dating back to 1997, with indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983.

Credo Reference   DISCUS icon
Provides access to more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies, dictionaries, and reference titles from over 80 publishers, covering every major subject. Offers over 200,000 images and audio files and nearly 100 videos. Over 10,000 Topic Pages present and organize a variety of information resources on a subject and act as a starting point for research.

ebrary PASCAL icon
A growing collection of over 100,000 electronic books in a wide range of academic subject areas with unlimited, multi-user access. Ebooks may be viewed online in any browser without downloading or installing anything to your computer. If you prefer to read a book offline, you can download up to 10 entire books for 14 days using Adobe Digital Editions (free). Individual chapters can also be downloaded in PDF format. Login to your personal account to take advantage of additional functionalities including setting a default citation format, highlighting and note taking within the text, adding hyperlinks to the text, saving books to a personal bookshelf, downloading content for offline use, and access to iOS and Android mobile apps. Off-campus users are automatically logged in to their personal accounts. On-campus users will be prompted to login when they need to use one of the additional functions or when they click the Sign In link. For more information, see the Quick Start Guide or the Download Guide.

EBSCO eBook Collection
A collection of over 21,000 electronic books available in full text online. These titles may be searched in the library's catalog or directly in the EBSCO database. Formerly known as NetLibrary, titles in this collection cover all subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale Group)
The electronic books included in this collection are provided by the CSU Library and are in the categories of: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science. See also the GVRL ebooks provided by DISCUS.

General OneFile (Gale InfoTrac)
A general database that contains full text and indexed articles from magazines, newspapers, books and journals in most disciplines ranging from architecture to biology and history to mathematics.

General Science Full Text (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost)
Subject coverage includes astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, conservation, health and medicine, oceanography, physics, zoology and much more. Provides full text from more than 100 periodicals dating as far back as 1995, in addition to indexing and abstracts for nearly 300 periodicals dating back to 1984.

HathiTrust     FREE
HathiTrust is a growing digital repository of books and journals from a group of large research libraries. It includes both in copyright and public domain materials digitized by Google, the Internet Archive, and Microsoft, as well as through in-house initiatives at HathiTrust partner libraries. The full text of all materials is searchable by everyone, and the full text of materials in the public domain are openly viewable by everyone. To limit your search to the approximately 30% of the HathiTrust collection which is in the public domain, simply check the "Full view only" box on the search screen. Additional options are available for non-partners by creating a Friend Account. Hathi (pronounced hah-tee) is the Hindi word for elephant, an animal highly regarded for its memory, wisdom, and strength.

JSTOR
An archive of scholarly journals that offers high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines. Because of JSTOR's archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

New York Times
Selected full text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present is available in several of the library's databases, with complete digital coverage from 2008 to three months ago available in ProQuest Digital Microfilm. In addition, the library keeps the last 8 weeks of the newspaper in paper format, and has 1851 to 2009 on microfilm. To locate the correct resource for the date you need, see this list.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon
Includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

Newstand (Gale InfoTrac)
Provides access to more than 2,700 national, international, state and local newspapers with selective coverage between 1980 and 2012.

Oxford Reference Online Premium
Combines language and subject reference works together to form a large reference library. It contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works.

Points of View Reference Center (EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon
Intended for public, academic, and high school libraries, Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points of View essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought. Also included are thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political and societal publications.

ProQuest Digital Microfilm: New York Times
This resource provides cover-to-cover full image access to the New York Times from 2008 to three months ago for an online experience that resembles paging through the newspaper in print or viewing it on microfilm. Users may crop, zoom, or rotate page images and then print, email, or save in PDF format. In addition, the library provides access to selected full text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present in several other databases, keeps the last 8 weeks of the newspaper in paper format, and has 1851 to 2009 on microfilm. To locate the correct resource for the date you need, see this list.

Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson on EBSCOHost)
Subject coverage includes antiques, arts, business, computers, education, entertainment, film, television, gardening, health, medicine, history, home improvement, literature, news, current events, photography, popular and classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, science, sports, fitness, transportation, travel and much more. Includes indexing of over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983 and searchable full text of articles from over 250 journals as far back as 1994.

Science Direct (Elsevier)
Science Direct from Elsevier provides full-text access to articles from more than 3,400 journals in the fields of Physical Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Business, Economics, and more. Access is restricted to CSU students, faculty, and staff both on and off campus.

Science in Context (Gale)
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Science Reference Center (EBSCOHost)   DISCUS icon
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
  • Science Reference Center Enhanced Searching Interface (EBSCO)   DISCUS icon
    The enhanced interface includes a browse function for scientists, science categories, a featured science topic, and popular sources. Provides easy access to science experiments, citation help, a research guide, and curriculum standards.

SpringerLink
An online collection of science, technology, and mathematics (STM) books, journals, and reference works from Springer-Verlag. Subject areas covered include Architecture and Design; Behavioral Science; Biomedical and Life Sciences; Business and Economics; Chemistry and Materials Science; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Science; Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law; Mathematics and Statistics; Medicine; Physics and Astronomy; Professional and Applied Computing.

WorldCat
A shared catalog that provides information about books, periodicals, audio/visual materials, etc. from thousands of libraries around the world and indicates which libraries hold the items.


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Print Sources

Advanced Calculus Problem Solver (Ref. QA 303.3 .A38 1999)

Algebra & Trigonometry Problem Solver (Ref. QA 157 .A48 2000)

Calculus Problem Solver (Ref. QA 303 .C1759 2000)

Differential Equations Problem Solver (Ref. QA 371 .D448 2000)

Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education (Ref. QA 11 .E665 2001)

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics (Ref. QA5 .N5 1977 v. 1-2)

Finite & Discrete Math Problem Solver (Ref. QA 43 .F55 1999)

Geometry Problem Solver (Ref. QA 459 .G367 2001)

Handbook of Mathematics (Ref. QA 40 .S6813 2003)

Linear Algebra Problem Solver (Ref. QA 184.5 .L555 1999)

Pre-calculus Problem Solver (Ref. QA 43 .P69 1998)

Probability Problem Solver (Ref. QA 273.25 .B47 2001)

Statistics Problem Solver (Ref. QA 276.2 .S725 2002)

Student Work and Teacher Practices in Mathematics (Ref. QA 13 .S88 1999)


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Internet Resources

allmath.com
Math games, flash cards, a math glossary, metric conversion tools, and biographies of notable math-related people are presented in a useful, interactive format designed primarily for children

A Catalog of Mathematics Resources on the WWW and the Internet

Education Index
Mathematics Resources an annotated guide to the best math education-related websites

Infomine
Search for scholarly articles on the internet

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive

Math Archives
A collection of web sites on various divisions of mathematics; includes lesson plans

Math2.org (Formerly "Dave's Math Tables)

Online Conversion

Professor Freedman's Math Help
An award winning math education site including a mixture of sound, humor, color, animation, and graphics with lots of help for the "math anxious" student

Scholarly and Professional Mathematical Societies
A list of web pages and gophers affiliated with societies and associations important to earth mathematicians

Yahoo! Directory - Mathematics


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Online Journals

The following journals are available online:

Journal of Inequalities in Pure and Applied Mathematics

Journal of Statistics Education

New York Journal of Mathematics


Find a list of e-journals in Math available at CSU

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Journals and Magazines

The following journals are available in the CSU library:

American Mathematical Monthly

American Statistician

Annals of Mathematics

Arithmetic Teacher

Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

College Mathematics Journal

Journal of Recreational Mathematics

Journal of Symbol Logic

Journal of the American Statistical Association

Mathematical Physics

Mathematical Reviews

Mathematics Magazine

Mathematics of Computation

Mathematics Teacher

Notices of American Mathematical Society

School Science and Mathematics

Teaching Children Mathematics


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