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MA 330W History of Mathematics: Find Books


Reference Databases

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VMI Library Catalog

Find books about the history of mathematics by using Preston Library's catalog.  Use the search box above, or here is the URL for the Advanced Search:

Tips for searching are:

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  • Subject
  • Limit by format, author, date, and more

You can also browse the mathematics section of the 500 level [QA] for additional material. Here is a list of Library Subject Headings and call numbers:


QA 1-43         General
QA 47-59       Tables
QA 71-90        Instruments and machines
QA 101-145   Elementary mathematics.  Arithmetic
QA 150-272   Algebra
QA 273-280   Probabilities.  Mathematical statistics
QA 299-433   Analysis
QA 440-699   Geometry. Trigonometry. Topology
QA 801-939   Analytic mechanics


WLU Library Catalog

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You can go and check out books from Leyburn Library.

VMI Reference Librarian