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Mathematics: Books

Resources and tools for the students and faculty of the UNO Mathematics Department

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How to Find Books on Mathematics

To find books and e-books on Mathematics you can search the Library Catalog by keyword, author, title, or subject. If you don't find what you're looking for the first time, don't give up! Search again using alternate words, different spellings, or a shortened version of your search term.

Alternately, you can browse for what you need on the bookshelves on the 3nd floor of the library, aisle 3, looking for books whose call numbers begin with QA.

Important books in this subject area are:

  • Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

    • The Hutchinson pocket dictionary of maths
      Available through ebrary, 2005

    • Mathematics dictionary, 5th edition
      QA5 .J33 1992B in Reference

    • CRC concise encyclopedia of mathematics
      QA5 .W45 2003 in Reference

    • The universal book of mathematics: from Abracadabra to Zeno's paradoxes
      Available through Netlibrary, 2004

  • Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Mathematics handbook for science and engineering, 4th edition
      QA41 .R34 1999 (book shelves)

    • Handbook of mathematics, 5th edition
      Available through Springer ebooks, 2007

    • The oxford handbook of philosophy of mathematics and logic
      Available through Ebrary and Netlibrary, 2005

    • Mathematical handbook of formulas and tables
      Available through Ebrary

If you're attempting to access an e-book in one of UNO's databases from off-campus, when you click on a database name, you'll be taken to a screen that looks like this. Follow the directions to log-in. If you don't know your PIN or have never set up a PIN, click "Email My PIN" and a PIN will be emailed your UNO email account.

If you can't find the book you're looking for, try our Interlibrary Loan service! Request the book through our iLLiad system and we'll get the book from another library for you for free.