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Online Books

  • Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics
    The electronic version of a three-volume print encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics gives accessible overviews of over 500 topics in measurement and statistics.
  • Lecture Notes in Mathematics
    A series of over a thousand books in mathematics back to 1964, Lecture Notes in Mathematics includes research monographs, lecture notes, and summer schools or intensive courses.

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  • Interlibrary Loan
    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.


For in-depth arguments (often) not yet published, try these databases of dissertations and theses.

Key Databases

Also Try

  • Academic Search Complete  
    Academic Search Complete searches both popular magazines and academic journals in nearly every academic subject. It includes full text of many, but not all, of the articles.
  • ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library  
    The ACM Digital Library is useful for mathematics topics that overlap with computer science. It includes citations and full text from ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) articles and conference proceedings.
  • ArticleFirst  
    ArticleFirst identifies articles from more than 16,000 publications across many subject areas.
    arXiv is a free e-print service for physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. It includes both preprints of unpublished works and postprints of published works.
  • CompendexWeb (Engineering Village)  
    Primarily an engineering database, Compendex can be useful for topics in applied math.
  • Dissertations and Theses Abstracts  
    Abstracts from doctoral dissertations and masters theses from many universities, mostly in North America, can be found in Dissertation and Theses Abstracts. It includes complete dissertations and theses produced by SIUC graduates in recent years.
  • ERIC (EBSCO)  
    An important database for education, ERIC is a good place to look for articles and other materials in mathematics education. ERIC has over 1.2 million bibliographic records compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Google Scholar  
    Google Scholar is a free resource that searches across disciplines for materials, including published articles, unpublished preprints, theses, books, preprints, and technical reports.
  • INSPEC (Institute of Electrical Engineers) - Web of Science  
    Inspec can be useful for applied mathematics topics. It is major database for computer science, electrical engineering, and physics and provides references to journal articles and conference proceedings.
  • Jahrbuch Project -- Jahrbuch über die Fortschritte der Mathematik (also known as Electronic Research Archive for Mathematics or ERAM)
    The Jahrbuch Project is a free index of the most important mathematical publications from 1868 -1942. It includes links to digitized copies some of the publications.
  • JSTOR  
    JSTOR has complete online copies of older issues of many key journals across many subject areas. JSTOR does NOT include recent issues of journals.
  • On-line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS)
    Online database of over 220,000 integer sequences. The database is searchable by keyword or by number sequence.
  • Project Euclid
    Provides access to journals, monographs, and conference proceedings in the fields of theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics. This not-for-profit publishing service is a project jointly managed by Cornell and the Duke University Press.
  • Zentralblatt MATH (ZMATH)
    Zentralblatt is a strong database for finding mathematics literature. Link leads to a free sample of this database that only returns three results per search.

New Mathematics Books @ Morris Library

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Who's Bigger? - Steven Skiena; Charles B. Warden
ISBN: 9781107041370
Publication Date: 2013-10-14

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Beautiful Geometry - Eli Maor
ISBN: 9780691150994
Publication Date: 2014-01-19

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The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013 - Mircea Pitici; Roger Penrose
ISBN: 9780691160412
Publication Date: 2014-01-19

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Neverending Fractions - Jonathan Borwein; Alf van der Poorten; Jeffrey Shallit; Wadim Zudilin
Call Number: QA295 .B667 2014
ISBN: 9780521186490
Publication Date: 2014-07-03

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How Not to Be Wrong - Jordan Ellenberg
Call Number: QA99 .E45 2014
ISBN: 9781594205224
Publication Date: 2014-05-29

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Standard Deviations - Gary Smith
Call Number: QA279 .S638 2014
ISBN: 9781468309201
Publication Date: 2014-07-31

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Sinusoids - Prem K. Kythe
Call Number: QA403.5 .K98 2014x
ISBN: 9781482221060
Publication Date: 2014-07-08

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Statistical Methods for Handling Incomplete Data - Jae Kwang Kim; Jun Shao
Call Number: QA276.8 .K55 2014
ISBN: 9781439849637
Publication Date: 2013-07-23

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