Mathematical Sciences Subject Page
My name is Lisa Callaghan and I am the subject librarian for the School of Mathematical Sciences at DCU. These pages (below) contain information specific to your subject area. You will find links to general information on the left hand side of the screen. Please feel free to contact me if you need any assistance.
Telephone: 700 8247
Most main lending books (3 week and 1 week) for your subject are located
on the second floor. Search the Library
Catalogue to find out what books we have or browse the shelves at
the relevant number. Here are some of the main shelfmark numbers for
mathematics and related topics.
|Subject||Book Shelf Mark|
The library currently provides access to thousands of e-books. When you search the library catalogue you can refine your search by choosing "E-Books" on the left hand side of the screen. When you click on the link to view the book you may be asked to verify yourself as a registered student by logging in with your computer username and password (Novel login).
Apart from individual titles accessible via the catalogue, we also have searchable collections of e-books. Have a look at our e-books page for a full listing.
All our e-books can accessed off-campus.
Can’t find the book you are looking for?
Ask for help at the information desk. If we don’t have books listed on your recommended reading
list you can contact your Subject Librarian or fill out the
book suggestion form.
Reference books such as encyclopedias and dictionaries can be a great
place to start your research. Reference books are located on the ground
floor beside the information desk and may not be borrowed. We also have
a number of
general reference books available electronically .
Some recommended reference books
The concise Oxford dictionary of mathematics
McGraw-Hill dictionary of mathematics
Formulae and tables approved for use in the state examinations
Table of integrals, series and products
A-Z of journals is a listing of all our print and e-journals. It
will tell you if the journal you are looking for is available in print here
in the library and/or electronically on one of our databases. You can search
this list by entering the title of the journal or you can get a list
of journals in your chosen subject area by browsing.
Remember – search by journal title NOT article title.
See what journals are available for the following subjects:
Mathematics - General
Elementary Mathematics & Arithmetic
Finance - General
Mathematics Teaching & Research
To search for articles on your topic carry out a search on one of our databases
The following is a list of the most important databases for mathematics and related subjects.
A full list of all our databases is available from the A to Z of databases.
Some databases contain the full-text of the articles others provide you with a citation/abstract only. In the case of citation/abstract databases click on the this will search all our databases to see if the article you require is available
Key Mathematics Databases – start your searching here
An extensive database providing summaries of articles from all areas of mathematics.
Zentralblatt MATH is the world's most complete and longest running abstracting and reviewing service in pure and applied mathematics with more than 2.0 million entries drawn from more than 2300 serials and journals
Archive of 117 core scholarly journals in Anthropology, Economics, Education, Finance, History, Language & Literature, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Sociology and Statistics. E-tutorials
Web of Science
Web of Science provides access to the Science Citation Index, a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully indexes over 6,650 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines and includes the cited references from indexed articles.
Help: Database Guide (pdf) | Search Tips (07:33 minutes)
SIAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities. Includes full text access to all articles in the 13 SIAM journals. The electronic editions of SIAM's journals are published on an accelerated article by article basis far in advanced of them being available in print.
Project Euclid is a non profit portal for society publishers of serial literature in mathematics and statistics. It uses a delivery platform specifically engineered to enhance the impact of mathematical and statistical literature with access to 19 titles. Help
A comprehensive, indexed bibliography with selected abstracts of the world's economic literature. Produced by the American Economic Association, it covers over 400 major journals as well as articles in collective volumes. E-tutorials: Basic Searching (5:25) | Advanced Search (8:13) | Create Search and Journal Alerts (3:52) .
Academic Search Complete
Full-text access to over 5,000 peer-reviewed journals in: business, communications, computer science, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, education and nursing.
Cambridge Journals Online
Full text access covering all the main subjects in the humanities, social sciences and hard sciences: mathematics and applied science, neuroscience and biomedicine, history, language and linguistics, political science and international relations.
Hindawi is a fast growing academic publisher with 40+ journals in the fields of Biology & Medicine, Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science, and Mathematics. Hindawi is the only "Open Access" publisher with fully Open Access journals spanning a wide range of subjects in Science, Technology, and Medicine.
Now Taylor & Francis Online
Consists of 169 online journals from many disciplines including scientific, technical and medical.
SAGE journals online
Full-text access to over 400 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine
Full-text access to over 1,000 journals.
Taylor & Francis Online
Previously Informaworld. Access to 1000+ peer reviewed journal titles published by Taylor and Francis, and a selection of journals published by Routledge and Psychology Press, covering arts & humanities, social sciences, sport, physics, mathematics, and chemistry.
Full-text access to over 500 journals.
A multi-disciplinary database which includes full-text access to a large number of general science and applied science & technology journals.
You can also search across a number of databases at once using Summon
Subject gateways and directories of weblinks
American Mathematical Society
Electronic Library of Mathematics
European Mathematical Society
The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications IMA
Intute - Virtual Training Suite
Irish Mathematical Society
Try using a subject specific search engine e.g. Scirus
Would you like to suggest a weblink? Email the Science Librarian