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Mathematics and Computer Science LibGuide: Getting Started

Reference Books

Reference books — such as encyclopedias, atlases, and directories — are useful for topic overviews, historical background, statistics, images, maps, and more. Here are some suggested Reference Book titles in Math and Computer Science-related subject areas. Reference books can be found  in the Reference area on KML's first floor.

Title

Location

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

REF 510 C53c

 CRC Standard Mathematical Tables & Formulae

REF 510.212 C73

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics REF 510.3 I83e
Notable Mathematicians REF 510.922 N68

Online Reference Books

Three of the library’s databases allow you to do keyword searches across a large selection of high quality reference works online, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and directories. These works help you find topic overviews, statistics, images, maps, and more. Because they have full text online, you can access these materials any time using any computer.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Over 70 reference works
Oxford Reference Online Premium Over 190 reference works published by Oxford University Press, including Oxford Companions, dictionaries, and encyclopedias

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