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Resource Guide:

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Mathematics QA1-939
General Mathematics QA1-43
Tables QA47-59
Instruments and machines QA71-90
Calculating machines QA75-76.95
Electronic computers. Computer science QA75.5-76.95
Computer software QA76.75-76.765
Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic QA101-(145)
Algebra QA150-272.5
Probabilities. Mathematical statistics QA273-280
Analysis QA299.6-433
Geometry. Trigonometry. Topology QA440-699
Analytic mechanics QA801-939

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Bibliography
  • Mathematics Data Processing
  • Mathematics Examinations
  • Mathematics History
  • Mathematics Philosophy
  • Mathematics Popular Works
  • Mathematics Problems, exercises, etc.
  • Mathematics Study and teaching
  • Mathematics Tables
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Arithmetic
  • Trigonometry
  • Biomathematics
  • Calculus
  • Business Mathematics
  • Probabilities
  • Mathematicians ‚ Biography
  • Polyhedra ‚ Models
  • Topology

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
What successful math teachers do, grades preK-5 QA 13 .W345 2007
God created the integers: mathematical breakthroughs… QA 21 .G63 2005
Euclid in the rainforest QA 9 .M393 2005
The heart of mathematics: an invitation to effective thinking QA 39.3 .B87
Finite mathematics: an applied approach HF 5691 .S697 2004
Architecture and geometry in the age of the Baroque NA 956 .H47 2000
Great jobs for math majors QA 10.5 .L36 1999
Developing mathematical reasoning in grades K-12 QA 1 .N3 1999
Knowing and teaching elementary mathematics QA 135 .M22 1999
The mathematical tourist: …snapshots of modern mathematics QA 93 .P475 1988
Native American mathematics E 59 .M34 N37 1996
What is mathematics? QA 37.2 .C69 c.2
The encyclopedia of integer sequences QA 246.5 .S66 1995
Nature’s numbers: the unreal reality of mathematical imagination QA 93 .S737 1995

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • American Mathematical Monthly
  • American Statistician
  • Annals of Mathematics
  • Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics Magazine
  • Mathematics of Computation
  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Notices of American Mathematical Society
  • School Science and Mathematics

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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