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Mathematics

Finding background information in new topics

Background information provides context for scholarly sources, like peer-reviewed articles. Peer-reviewed articles usually cover a very specific phenomena while background information will give you a high-level understanding. The background sources listed on this page will help you understand the overall topic before digging into precise information. 

From this page you can: 

  • Access key resources for background research in Mathematics
  • Browse books on Mathematics

Click the following links and search to get accurate, high quality background research. 

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AccessScience has video explainers, background information on many topics, and biographies of scientists. Start here to get a thorough understanding of your topic before doing deeper research. 

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Mathematics