Mathematics and Statistics: Find Books
Books from the Catalog

The Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics byCall Number: 2nd Floor Reference: HA17 .D63 2008ISBN: 0387317422Publication Date: 2008This concise onevolume encyclopedia of statistics will be an essential reference for statisticians in all areas.

Oxford Users' Guide to Mathematics byCall Number: 2nd Floor Reference: QA40 .T4813 2004ISBN: 0198507631Publication Date: 2004
Requesting Books from Summit
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Requesting Books through ILL
If a book you need for your research is not available in our collection or Summit, we can get it for you! Just request it through interlibrary loan. Please note: it can take up to 12 days to receive a book through interlibrary loan.
PSU Library Catalog  Books
Results include both print and ebooks, available from Portland State Library and the Summit Libraries.
Call Numbers
Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is another strategy for locating information on a topic; call numbers can help you get to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks.
QA 152.2 Algebra (elementary)
QA 154.2 Algebra (advanced)
QA 303 Calculus & PreCalculus
QA 445 Geometry
QA 184 Linear & Multilinear Algebra
QA 273 & QA 276.12 Statistics
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedias provide excellent background/overview information. An excellent place to begin research. Contain articles written by experts. Provide indexes indicating scope of coverage of a topic and pinpointing articles in which a concept will be discussed. Provide bibliographies for further reading.
QA5 .M3713 1988 (vols. 110) Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Encyclopedia of MathematicsA wiki based on the 2002 Encyclopedia of Mathematics. A good source that's kept uptodate.
Reference Books
An incomplete list of helpful Reference Books that can be found on the second floor of the library
QA 3 .U5 no. 55 1972 Handbook of Mathematical Functions
QA36 .H36 Handbook of Applicable Mathematics
QA 40 .T4813 2004 Oxford Users Guide to Mathematics
QA55 .G6613 1994 Table of Integrals, Series, and Products