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Mathematics

A research guide to introduce you to resources in the field of Mathematics. You'll find the materials, search tools, and other resources you need to start your research. If you need any assistance, please contact your librarian.

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Math Books in the Stacks

Taken from the LC Classification Outline and the Library of Congress Classification. Q. Science (1996), this list presents the major classification headings in mathematics as well as selected sub-classifications. All books beginning with Q can be found on the 3rd floor of Foley Library.

QA1-145: Mathematics (General). Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic

  • QA8: Mathematics - Philosophy
  • QA9-10: Mathematical logic
  • QA11-20: Mathematics - Study and teaching
  • QA21-30: Mathematics - History
  • QA75.5-76.95: Computer science
  • QA95: Mathematical recreations
  • QA101-145: Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic

QA150-272.5 Algebra

  • QA162: Abstract algebra
  • QA164-167.2: Combinatorics (including Graph theory)
  • QA169: Homological algebra
  • QA174-183: Group theory
  • QA184-205: Linear and multilinear algebras. Matrices
  • QA211-218: Theory of equations
  • QA221-224: Approximation theory
  • QA241-247.5: Number theory
  • QA267-268.5: Machine theory. Abstract machines. Abstract automata

QA273-299.4 Probabilities. Mathematical statistics. Numerical analysis

  • QA273: Probabilities
  • QA274: Stochastic processes
  • QA276-280: Mathematical statistics
  • QA297-299.4: Numerical analysis

QA299.6-433 Analysis

  • QA303-316: Calculus
  • QA319-329: Functional analysis
  • QA331-355: Theory of functions
  • QA370-380: Differential equations
  • QA401-425: Analytical methods used in the solution of physical problems (including Mathematical optimization)

QA440-699 Geometry. Trigonometry. Topology

  • QA451-469: Elementary geometry
  • QA471: Projective geometry
  • QA501-521: Descriptive geometry
  • QA531-538: Trigonometry
  • QA551-563: Analytic geometry
  • QA564-609: Algebraic geometry
  • QA611-614 Topology (including Manifolds and cell complexes)
  • QA615-639: Infinitesimal geometry
  • QA641-670: Differential geometry

QA801-939 Analytic mechanics

  • QA821-835: Statics
  • QA841-842: Kinematics
  • QA843-871: Dynamics
  • QA901-930: Fluid mechanics
  • QA931-939: Elasticity. Plasticity

Resources Beyond Foley

If you can't find a book or a book chapter you need at Foley Library, check WorldCat which contains books in libraries worldwide.  You can order books or book chapters via InterLibrary Loan easily after setting up an ILL account with Foley library.  The world is your library!

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