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- Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction byCall Number: OnlineISBN: 9780192853615Publication Date: 2002
- NIST Handbook of mathematical functions byCall Number: 510.0212 OLV (Edinburgh)ISBN: 9780521140638Publication Date: 2010

- NIST Digital Library of Mathematical FunctionsCompanion website to NIST Handbook of mathematical functions

These will give you a good starting point when learning something new. Use their reference lists for more information.

- EMS Encyclopaedia of MathematicsOpen access resource. Springer, in cooperation with the European Mathematical Society, has made the content of this Encyclopedia freely open to the public.
- Mathematical Programming GlossaryGlossary contains terms specific to mathematical programming and related disciplines like economics, computer science, and mathematics.
- PlanetMathMathematical encyclopedia, entries created by members. Hosted by University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics
- Wolfram MathWorldA comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers

Search for books on your reading list through Discovery

Through Springer we have access to a number of monograph series for mathematics, including those listed below. You can browse the series through these links or search discovery for specific topics.

- Lecture Notes in MathematicsCall Number: OnlineThis series reports on new developments in all areas of mathematics and their applications - quickly, informally and at a high level. 1997 onwards available

- Directory of Open Access BooksSearchable index to peer-reviewed monographs and edited collections published under an open access licence, with links to the full texts of the publications at the publisherâ€™s website or repository.
- AMS Books and ResourcesA selection of free books and resources from the American Mathematical Society focusing on the history of mathematics
- European Mathematical Information ServiceCentral portal for electronic math resources in Europe. Includes books, journals, proceedings and other resources.

- Key Resources for MathematicsHighlights useful databases for Mathematics. Many more resources are available from Heriot-Watt. Please ask for help at your campus library, or contact Rachel Whittington, the Academic Support and Liaison Librarian for MACS, if you cannot find the information you need.
- A-Z list of databases and electronic resourcesComplete list of all Heriot-Watt databases and other electronic resources.

- European Mathematical Society (EMS) Magazine"...the journal of record of the European Mathematical Society, and is one of the most widely read periodicals in Europe dealing with matters of interest to the mathematical community. The EMS Magazine features announcements about meetings and conferences, articles outlining current trends in scientific development, reports on member societies, and many other informational items."

- American Mathematical SocietyAims to advance global mathematical research through publications and resources such as MathSciNet, meetings and conferences, professional services, advocacy, and awareness programs.
- Edinburgh Mathematical SocietyThe aims of the EMS are the development and promotion of all aspects of the mathematical sciences - including pure and applied mathematics, statistics, operational research, and data science.
- Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical SocietyA quarterly publication on a broad range of pure and applied mathematics.
- European Mathematical SocietySociety representing mathematicians throughout Europe.
- IMA - Institute of Mathematics and its ApplicationsThe UK's learned and professional society for mathematicians and its applications
- Royal Statistical SocietyOne of the worldâ€™s leading organisations to promote the importance of statistics and data.
- Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)Aims for strong interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publications and conferences