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This Research Guide is designed to aid students in using Iona College Library resources to complete projects and assignments for the Mathematics Department and includes important reference works, articles in databases, and journals. 

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Where Are the Library Books on Math?

Books on Mathematics are mainly found in the Dewey Decimal Number system 500-519 range. The books are located in Ryan Library, 3rd Floor, West Wing.  Please ask Library staff or student workers for assistance if you cannot find the book(s).

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Plus Magazine is an internet magazine which provides articles and podcasts on any aspect of mathematics from top mathematicians and science writers. It covers topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sports. Search for it on Google.

ScienceDailyFollow  has a good selection of the latest research news and top science headlines! Search for it on Google.

Databases for Mathematics Articles

A-to-Z Databases  
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Database Search Tips

Here are tips for better search results in databases.

Use connectors: and, or, not (Boolean)

brother and sister searches for occurrences of both words within scope defined.

brother or sister searches for one or all, but both are not required.

brother not sister searches for occurrences of the word ‘brother’ without use of the word ‘sister.’

(brother not sister) and cousin
searches for occurrences of the word ‘brother’ without use of the word ‘sister', then also requires the word ‘cousin’

Truncation: adding * at the end of the base of a word before its variant spellings

math* searches for math, mathematics, mathematical