Unless otherwise noted, the books listed on this page are available in the Paul Meek Reference Collection, shelved on the first floor. These books may be used in the library, but may not be checked out. A photocopier is available. students must have money on their SkyHawk cards to use it, and copies are 10¢/page. There is another photocopier located on the 2nd floor that takes coins.
Also located on the First floor is a machine called the Kick Scanner. It allows students to make copies and save them to a flash drive or email them to themselves to print off at a different location. This service is free.
Some of the titles listed here are multivolume sets, while others are single volumes. Use the index at the back of the book (or in the last volume of a set) to find entries relevant to your research.
Ask a reference librarian if you need any assistance with your research.
Reference Books include encyclopedias, dictionaries, style guides and directories. These types of books may be useful as you are establishing historical and theoretical background knowledge, understanding disciplinary terminology, and factchecking.
Call Numbers for Mathematics
The following table shows
the principal call number ranges in mathematics that can be used for
browsing in the library stacks or for doing call number searching in the
library’s catalog.
QA910.3 
Mathematical logic 
QA297299.4 
Numerical analysis 
QA75.576.95 
Computer science. Electronic data processing 
QA299.6433 
Analysis. Including analytical methods connected with physical problems 
QA101141.8 
Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic 
QA440699 
Geometry 
QA150272 
Algebra. Including machine theory, game theory 
QA611614.97 
Topology 
QA273274.76 
Probabilities 
QA801939 
Analytic mechanics 
QA276280 
Mathematical statistics 

