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The mathematics research guide can guide you in finding relevant resources for your research such as journals and databases.


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What's the best way to search databases?

  • It's good practice to use Boolean Operators (AND, OR, NOT) to build your search. Click here to see some examples of how you can use Boolean Operators.


What Are Pre-Prints?

Pre-prints are completed drafts of research papers that are published before they have been peer-reviewed.


Web Resources

Interlibrary Loan

If you find a great article or book that CSULA Library does not have access to online or in print, then use Interlibrary Loan (ILL) to request a copy of your article or book for free from another library. You will need to register the first time you use Interlibrary Loan.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Library
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8300