Mathematics: Overview


Welcome to the Mathematics guide. Throughout the guide's sections you'll find our suggestions for key resources and information in this subject area.

To get you started, here are the key shelfmark areas for your subject. The floor information is for books; print journals will have the same shelfmark but all journals are on the third floor.

Subject Shelfmark Floor
Algebra QA150-271 2
Calculus QA300-316 2
Computer science QA76 2
Mathematical economics HB135-145 1
Mathematical logic QA9-10 2
Mathematics QA 2
Risk and uncertainty HB615-715 1
Statistics QA276-280 2

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