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MATH 492: Math Senior Capstone

An introduction to conducting mathematical research with discussion of various research topics, including how to read and analyze articles in mathematics.

Finding Books






Prospector is a shared catalog of the major libraries in Colorado and Wyoming, providing access to over 30 million items.  Use the "Request It" button to request materials for delivery to Tomlinson Library (usually within 3-5 business days).

WorldCat searches holdings in 10,000 libraries worldwide.  Click on the "Order from Interlibrary Loan" button to request materials from other libraries.

Finding Journal Articles

Databases with Journal Articles Concerning Mathematics & Statistics

Education Databases with Journal Articles on the Teaching of Math

Use the Math Subject Classification scheme to browse MathSciNet by topic.


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Google Scholar Search

Tell Google Scholar you’re affiliated with Colorado Mesa and you’ll be linked to resources in our databases:

  1. Go to Google Scholar
  2. Click on the Settings link from the menu on the left
  3. Select Library links from the left-hand menu 
  4. Type “Colorado Mesa University” in the Show library access links box 
  5. Check the box next to Colorado Mesa University—Full-text available
  6. Click Save to save this setting

Google Scholar can be used to search on a topic, but it is especially effective for tracking down a specific article.  If the article is available in full text through the library databases, a link will be provided to the full text.  

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If the CMU Library does not have what you need, the Inter-Library Loan Department obtains articles, borrows books, music, movies, or documentaries for you.  It's fast, easy and free! Place a new request or check on the status of an existing request on our Interlibrary Loan dashboard..