THE BASICS

WSU Libraries homepage

WSU Libraries Online Catalog--locate books and materials owned by the Libraries

Electronic Journal List--a growing number of the libraries' journals are available online 

WSU Mathematics & Statistics Department

 

LIBRARY DATABASES

Full list of Databases by Subject

Applied Science Full Text--One of the WilsonWeb databases.  Indexes journal articles in the applied sciences and all engineering fields from 1983 to the present and select full text from 1997.  Broader scope makes this a good source for undergraduate research .

General Science Full Text --One of the WilsonWeb databases.  Very broad coverage of science.  Indexes journal articles from 1984 to the present.  Selected full text available from 1993.

Mathscinet --Mathsci is the Mathematical Sciences database produced by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  Mathsci provides comprehensive coverage of international research in mathematics and mathematically related research in statistics, computer science, physics, operations research, engineering, biology, and other disciplines. It contains abstracts from approximately 2,000 journals, conference proceedings and proceedings papers, books or chapters, advanced-level textbooks, and published dissertations. Dates of coverage are: bibliographic entries from 1940, and bibliographic data and reviews from 1980 to present.

 

SELECTED REFERENCE SOURCES

CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae, Latest edition in reference (call no. QA47.M315).

Encyclopedia of Mathematics, 10 volumes updated periodically by supplements (call no. QA5. M3713 1988)

Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences, 9 volume set plus 3 volume Update (call no. QA276.14. E5)

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology--New 2007 Edition available on Index Table 3.  Good general resource in science, applied science and engineering (call no. Q121.M3 2007).

Standard Probability and Statistics Tables and Formulae, published by CRC (call no. QA273.3 .Z95 2000).

 

SELECTED INTERNET SOURCES

AMS Math on the Web--American Mathematical Society's directory to mathematical resources.

AWM Association for Women in Mathematics--organization dedicated to encouraging women and girls in the mathematical sciences.  Site includes biographies of women in the field, scholarship and grant opportunities, links for students, parents, and educators

MAA Online--The Mathematical Association of America

MacTutor History of Mathematics--searchable index of math history from the School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Indexes include women mathematicians, famous curves, quotations, etc.

The Mathematics ArXiv --the UC Davis front end for the mathematics arXiv, maintained at Cornell University.  Searchable preprint server.

Mathematics WWW virtual Library--searchable index of math resources available on the Web maintained by the Florida State University Department of Mathematics.

Math Forum @ Drexel--math resources for students and educators K-12 and beyond.

MathWorld--Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics is a searchable, interactive, math encyclopedia.

NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences--(National Science Foundation). This site includes funding opportunities, research highlights, programs in mathematics, etc.

On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences--searchable database of number sequences with links to additional information, authors, and extensions.

Zentralblatt MATH--searchable abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics.

ASEE Presentation--MS Powerpoint slides, printout as handouts.

 

Updated February 12, 2009    For assistance, contact Physical Sciences Librarian