Mathematics & Statistics

by Melinda M. Livas – November 17, 2021

Library resources for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

I am working remotely, however I am still available to assist you with your research needs.
Feel free to email me, [] or we can set-up a virtual appointment via Zoom.
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Melinda M Livas

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In this Guide:

UC Library Search: UCD Library Catalog Setting

UC Library Search, the new Library catalog includes all of the UC library collections.  This setting is specific for the UC Davis libraries including (for the first time) the holdings of the Law Library. If you Sign in (on the top right corner) using your UCD login and Kerberos passphrase, you are prompted with your loan period, can renew books online, and request items that have been checked out to another borrower, or are in storage.

SIAM e-Books


MATHnetBASE– Full-text searchable database collection of over 125 handbooks, textbooks and manuals from CRC Press.


STATSnetBASE– Full-text searchable database collection of almost 100 statistics handbooks, textbooks and manuals from CRC Press.


Frontiers in Mathematics– v.1750 (2000) – present.



Lecture Notes in Mathematics– v.1750 (2000) – present.





American Mathematical Society Books Online Cornell University Library: Historical Mathematics Monographs
Mathematica Collection from the University of Göttingen University of Michigan’s Historical Math Collection



 is a searchable database of books, but not all the content is available for free. To search for full-text books only:

  1. Go to the Advanced Book Search
  2. Specify your search criteria
  3. Make sure you select Search:  Full View Only

HathiTrust is a collection of books digitized by US research libraries. You can search the full-text of over 10 million books, but access to some of the content is restricted. To search for full-text books only:

  1. Use theFull-text Search
  2. Enter your search terms
  3. Limit to: Full View Only   (UC Davis is a partner member of HathiTrust. If you would like to download full PDFs of public domain books, you must login.)
The Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics

Shields Library QA276.14 .E934 2010

Collins Dictionary of Mathematics

 Shields Library QA5 .B625 2002

CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA5 .W45 2003

Dictionary of Algebra, Arithmetic, and Trigonometry

Shields Library QA5 .D4983 2001

Dictionary of Analysis, Calculus, and Differential Equations

Shields Library QA5 .D53 2000

Dictionary of Applied Math for Engineers and Scientists

Shields Library QA5 .D49835 2003

Dictionary of Classical and Theoretical Mathematics

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA5 .D4984 2001

A Dictionary of Statistics

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA276.14 .U67 2008

Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA276.14 .E5 2006

The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms

Shields Library HA17 K4 2003


World of Mathematics

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA5 .W67 2001

EndNote is citation management software that allows you to store, manage, and format bibliographic citations, and easily change formatting of citations in Word documents.  Available, and free to UC Davis students, faculty & staff (campus has a site license).

Two versions are available:

  • Endnote client/desktop:   Requires installation of software, more powerful, best choice for faculty and grad students.   

    • To download,  log-on to MyUCDavis,
      • RESOURCES > SOFTWARE > Type EndNote in the search box >  Select download link that corresponds to your desktop’s operations system.
    • For installation help, contact Campus IET or your department’s computer support.
  • EndnoteWeb:   Requires online registration. EndNoteWeb allows you to store, share, and organize your research content.

    • Web-based; able to access content 24/7.
    • Perfect for sharing citations with a group.

Citation Generators

These free tools prompt you to enter in the components of a citation, and configure the elements according to APA guidelines. Make sure you verify the accuracy of your results by consulting the Publication Manual!

Citation Builder

Developed by the North Carolina State University Libraries.


This site is maintained by the Hekman Library at Calvin College in Michigan. Select ‘APA’ from the Citation Styles menu.

Son of Citation Machine

Select the type of source you are citing and complete the web form. For books, you can enter an ISBN to populate the form automatically.

NoodleTools Express

This tool is useful if you only need to generate citations for a couple of sources.


What is it?

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)- distinguishes your research from other researchers by providing a persistent digital identifier.

What it does:

  • resolve name ambiguity
  • seamlessly links to multiple research formats, i.e., grants, manuscripts, etc.
  • ensures that your work is recognized

Sign up for an ORCiD account:

Register in three easy steps:


 What is it?

Altmetric provides a social media profile for an article, including: blogs, tweets,  Facebook, Google+, CiteULike, Wikipedia, Mendeley, Connotea,  Reddit, and news outlets that have referenced the article.  Includes links to postings and metrics.

What it does: 

  • Provides a collated record of who’s saying what about your published work
  • Helps you to monitor and track early engagement
  • Identifies the most effective channels, i.e., Twitter, Facebook, eBlogger

Sign up for an Altmetrics Bookmarklet: it is FREE!!!

Go to
Grab and drag the ALTMETRICS Bookmarklet to your toolbar.

Altmetrics sells access to three products:   Explorer, Embeddable badges, Altmetric API.


CRC Handbook of Mathematical Sciences

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA47 .H32 1988

CRC Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae (32nd ed.)

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA47 M28 2012

CRC Standard Probability and Statistics Tables and Formulae

Shields Library QA273.3 Z95 2000

Handbook of Mathematical Formulas and Integrals

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA47 .J38 2008

NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions

The Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF) Project was initiated to perform a complete revision of Abramowitz and Stegun’s Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables, published in 1964 by the National Bureau of Standards.

Table of Integrals, Series, and Products

Phy Sci Engr Library Reference QA55 G6613 2000

Shields Library Bio/Ag Reference QA55 G6613 2007

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