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 Title: Lesson Study : A Japanese Approach to Improving Mathematics Teaching and Learning
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Reference materials: almanacs, encyclopedias, and other informational guides relevant to research in Mathematics. Please note that this is just a sampling - there are many others located in the same sections as the ones listed below. 

Reference Source

Call Number

EBSCO eBook Collection

Search and browse reference resources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, thesauri and more.

History of Science and Technology

Ref Q 125 .B945 2004

The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics

Ref QA 276.14 .E84 2002

Notable Women in Mathematics

Ref QA 28 .N68 1998

The Universal Book of Mathematics

Ref QA 5 .D27 2004





Academic Search Complete

Magazines and journals on many subjects, includes peer-reviewed and scholarly works. 

ArXiv From Cornell U., an open access e-print archive of research in math, physics, computer science, and quantitative biology.
Directory of Open Access Journals
"Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals" - SEE: MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

Provides access to articles in the natural sciences, some of them free. 


Index to articles published in over 5,400 journals in various disciplines. 

ISI Web of Science: Science Citation Index Expanded

This database indexes over 5,900 math and science journals, with citation cross-referencing. 


Full-text articles with backfiles lacking only the most recent 3 to 5 years. 

ProQuest Research Library

Information from newspapers and periodicals on a wide range of topics.

ScienceDirect Elsevier's scholarly journal collections w/limited full text.  Please use Interlibrary Loan services to obtain full-text articles.  
Scientific American Archive

This database has full-text articles, with color charts and pictures, dating from 1993 to the present.


Searches for science articles, reprints, reports, etc. --many in full text !! 

FirstSearch databases include:
Indexes general science and math literature from the U.S. and Europe

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Internet resources for the Mathematics Student Useful links to topics such as precalculus, calculus, differential equations, discrete math, linear algebra, and statistics.
Math Forum
Includes math resources by subject, mathematics education, and key issues.
Mathematics on the Web

Resources on the Web provided by the American Mathematical Society.

Mathematics Web Sites Around the World

Directory of worldwide mathematics Web sites; links to topics algebra, differential equations, fractals, and number theory, etc.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology)Handbook of Mathematical Functions

Online version of the classic print Handbook. The original Handbook is the world's foremost math handbook for scholars, researchers, and engineers and the most-cited of all NIST's publications.

*QUEST For tutoring in quantitative, scientific and technological skills.


Computational Knowledge Engine - online service that answers factual queries.

Women Mathematicians

Biographies of women in mathematics; includes links to other sites.

Associations and Organizations