Mathematics and Statistics Research Guide

Articles and databases

Find articles on mathematics and statistics

Highly recommended:


a searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature


JSTOR Retrospective Journal Collection

extensive backfiles of selected research journals, including some core mathematics journals

Science Direct (Elsevier)

peer-reviewed journals in physical and life sciences, including mathematics

SpringerLink Journals

peer-reviewed journals in life and physical sciences, including mathematics

Wiley Interscience

peer-reviewed journals in physical and life sciences, including mathematics

Others to consider:

Academic OneFile

interdisciplinary index to journals and magazines

Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)

interdisciplinary index to journals and magazines

Google Scholar

broadly interdisciplinary coverage of scholarly publications

Mathematical applications in other disciplines:

Biological Abstracts - life sciences and biomedical

Environmental Science & Pollution Management - environmental studies

ERIC - mathematics teaching & education

Sociological Abstracts - social science and statistical methods

OneSearch - Articles

Books and background reading

Books in the CSUMB Library

OneSearch lists books and videos in the CSUMB Library's collection.

Check here for a quick list of books on:



differential equations


math education

mathematical modeling & applications

number theory

numerical analysis, solutions, computation

Books in other libraries

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OneSearch to search library catalogs of the 23 California State University campuses.

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MOBAC Monterey Bay Regional Library Catalogs to search library catalogs in the Monterey Bay region

Melvyl to search library catalogs of the University of California

WorldCat to search library catalogs from around the world.

CSUMB students, faculty and staff may use the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan Request Form to borrow books found using the catalogs above.

Selected online encyclopedias

Mathematics (online encyclopedia)

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Websites for mathematics and related fields

Worldwide Web Virtual Library - Mathematics

MathWorld from Wolfram Research

American Mathematical Society

Mathematical Association of America

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