Librarian's Research Tips:
Start with some background reading. While it is tempting to start your research by identifying available books and/or journal articles, this process will be very time-consuming if you have not read up on your topic.
Use some of the reference resources recommended on this guide to help you locate the works of mathematicians, as well as important keywords and terms. Using this strategy, research is often better and takes less time!
After you have completed your background reading and developed a good list of keywords, you are ready to move onto the next step: Find Books.
Mathematics & Science Encyclopedias
Use these resources to locate definitions: