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Mathematics ranges from Computer Science to Philosophy, from Physics to Finance. Mathematics emphasizes precision and logic, but also creativity and problem solving.

Search the Reference Collection

The reference collection is a great place to begin your research. These short relevant articles will give the basic understanding you need to formulate a good research question.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

The University of Winnipeg Library has many dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference sources that can help you find information about your topic.  Some of the most useful ones for mathematics students are:

Shelf Browsing

Mathematics branches out over many different subject areas.  If you want to browse either the reference (main floor) or regular (upstairs) collections to find material, I would suggest that you look in the following sections:

QA 1-43 - General Mathematics

QA 47-59 - Tables

QA 71-90 - Instruments and Machines

QA 101-145 - Elementary Mathematics.  Arithmetic

QA 150-272.5 - Algebra

QA 299.6-433 - Analysis

QA 440-699 - Geometry.  Trigonometry.  Topology

QA 801-939 - Analytic Mechanics

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