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Call Numbers to Browse

If you're interested in a broad mathematical topic, or would just to browse for inspiration or interesting reading, try one of these Library of Congress call numbers:

  • QA 1-43: General & historical mathematics
  • QA 71-90: Instruments and machines, including computers
  • QA101-145: Arithmetic
  • QA150-272.5: Algebra
  • QA273-280: Probabilities & statistics
  • QA299-433: Analysis
  • QA440-699: Geometry, trigonometry, & topology
  • QA801-939: Analytic mechanics

Locations of books

  • New books are located in the Library lobby and are in call number order.
  • Print Reference books are on the first floor across from the Learning Commons area.
  • Book stacks: Consult the library map; look for location posters; or ask any staff member for help!


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Consult the e-books guide to find out more about finding and using our growing e-book collection.