Finding a Topic
Where to Look for Ideas:
- Your syllabus and course reading list
- Lecture and Reading Notes
- Professional Blogs and Websites
Browse Top Mathematics Journals:
- Journal of the American Mathematical Society
- Annals of Mathematics
- SIAM Review
- Journal of the American Statistical Review
- Annals of Probability
Scan Newspapers for Important Headlines:
Developing Your Topic
Search for Background Materials
- They can help you narrow your topic by identifying unique concepts, events, or individuals.
- It provides important background on larger social and historical contexts.
- Some sources can point you towards original Research.
Recommended Print Sources
More reference books in the 1st floor reference collection, Mulva Library!
CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae
Call Number: 510.212 C85b
Publication Date: 1996
The Princeton Companion to Mathematics
Call Number: 510 P93g
Publication Date: 2008
Historical Encyclopedia of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
Call Number: 509 B43h
Publication Date: 2009