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MATH 301 / 301H / 603 - History of Mathematics: Home


1. Identify appropriate research tools / resources for investigating topics in the history of mathematics.

2. Utilize research resources and associated library services to obtain information as appropriate.

3. Ask Scott if you have any questions or need help finding information.

Getting Started

These resources are intended to get you started with general overviews.  Entries are frequently by named authors and typically include citations for additional works (articles, books, chapters, etc.) on a given topic.

Biographical Resources

Library Search ( nearly everything )

Library Search:      

Mathematical Research

Research Tip:

Check the references in your textbook and/or any articles or publications that are exceptionally "on point" for your topic. A major aspect of citing resources and providing attribution is to facilitate future research by those that utilize research that has already been performed.

Additional Explanations and How To ...

Mathematical Notation

APA Citation Style and Grammar Guidelines

MLA Citation Style

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

MLA handbook, Eighth edition, The Modern Language Association of America, 2016.
Contains guidelines for doing research, giving citations, and preparing bibliographies.
Location: Reserve - Permanent LB2369 .G53 2016 ( at Reserves behind circulation desk ) 

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