Mathematics Guide

Trocaire College Libraries

Research Databases: Journal Articles and Images

The library subscribes to dozens of databases for you to access for your research needs. The complete list of our databases and more are available in the Resources section of the website.


Articles not available in full-text can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

EBSCO is one of the providers of the library's databases. EBSCO has a collection of different databases to use. This one might be the most useful for topics on mathematics:

Citation Tips for EBSCO:


Look for the Tools on the right side of the window. Click the page icon. Select the citation style needed. Copy and paste the citation to your paper.


Please be aware that the information in your citation may be correct but the format of the citation may be incorrect. If you need help setting up a citation or reference page, check out our Citation Help page or contact a librarian.

Gale is another database provider that the library subscribes to. Gale has a collection of different databases to use. This one might be the most useful for topics on mathematics:

Citation Tips for Gale:


Look for the Tools on the right side of the window. Click the Cite icon in the middle of the list. Select the citation style needed. Copy and paste the citation to your paper.


Please be aware that the information in your citation may be correct but the format of the citation may be incorrect. If you need help setting up a citation or reference page, check out our Citation Help page or contact a librarian.

ProQuest is yet another database provider. Their database ProQuest Central has a large collection of scholarly and popular articles in a broad range of subjects, including mathematics.

Citation Tips for ProQuest:


Click on the Cite icon to open the citation options in ProQuest. Select the citation style needed. Copy and paste the citation for your paper.


Please be aware that the information in your citation may be correct but the format of the citation may be incorrect. If you need help setting up a citation or reference page, check out our Citation Help page or contact a librarian.

Books

Access to our library catalog is available. Reserve books may only be used in the Library. Circulating books may be checked out for 28 days. Reserve and circulating books require a valid Trocaire ID to be checked out. Books not available in our collection can be obtained through AcademicSHARE or InterLibrary Loan (ILL).

Reserve Books

Newer Circulating Books*



*Circulating books may be check out for 28 days with a valid Trocaire ID.

eBook titles owned by the library have a direct link in the catalog.


eBooks from EBSCOhost and Ebook Central can be downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions.


Mobile devices may also need Bluefire Reader.

Outside Resources

Crash Course: Statistics

Welcome to Crash Course Statistics! In this series we're going to take a closer look at how statistics play a significant role in our everyday lives. Now this a "math" course, and there will definitely be some math, but we're going to focus on how statistics is useful and valuable to you - someone that performs AND consumes statistics all the time. Statistics are everywhere from batting averages and insurance rates to weather forecasting and smart assistants, and it's our hope that when you finish this series you'll get a better idea of the role statistics play in helping us better understand the world!


IXL Algebra 1

Interactive quizzes separated by subject.


IXL Algebra 2

Interactive quizzes separated by subject.


Khan Academy

Choose a math lesson or listen to a lecture on various math topics.


Math Planet - Pre-Algebra

Pre-Algebra problems and concepts.


Numberphile

Series of videos on math concepts and news.


WolframAlpha

Definitions of math terms and introductions as well as a statistics calculator.

Any questions, ask a librarian!

Updated June 2021