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- Films on Demand - Mathematics **NEW!**From demonstrations on calculating volume and quadratic functions to TED Talks on Origami and Math Education, Films on Demand features streaming videos that will support many interests for students and instructors in the Mathematics discipline.
- AccessScience (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology)An encyclopedia specializing in math and sciences, find topics in all areas of mathematics as well as biographical and historical articles.
- Elsevier ScienceDirect College EditionProvides access to more than 900 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles in the health and life sciences. Coverage: 1995-current

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- Key Concepts in Teaching Primary Mathematics Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom.

- Debtor Nation byCall Number: HG3576 .U54 H96 2011ISBN: 9780691140681Publication Date: 2011From the origins of car financing to the creation of subprime lending, Debtor Nation presents a nuanced history of consumer credit practices in the United States and shows how little loans became big business.
- Strange New Worlds byCall Number: QB820 .J39 2011ISBN: 9780691142548Publication Date: 2011-01-31Jayawardhana brings news from the front lines of the epic quest to find planets--and alien life--beyond our solar system.
- Mathematical Excursions to the World's Great Buildings byCall Number: NA2750 .H325 2012ISBN: 9780691145204Publication Date: 2012"From the pyramids and the Parthenon to the Sydney Opera House and the Bilbao Guggenheim, this book takes readers on an eye-opening tour of the mathematics behind some of the world's most spectacular buildings. Beautifully illustrated, the book explores the milestones in elementary mathematics that enliven the understanding of these buildings and combines this with an in-depth look at their aesthetics, history, and structure. Whether using trigonometry and vectors to explain why Gothic arches are structurally superior to Roman arches, or showing how simple ruler and compass constructions can produce sophisticated architectural details." (Publisher description)
- Creeping Failure: How We Broke the Internet & What We Can Do to Fix It byCall Number: HV6773 .H864 2010ISBN: 9780771041488Jeffrey Hunker, an expert in cyber-security and counter-terrorism policy, argues that the Internet of today is, in many ways, equivalent to the burgeoning cities of the early Industrial Revolution: teeming with energy but also with new, unimagined dangers and lacking the infrastructures to deal with these problems. He takes a close look at the "creeping failures" that have kept us in a state of cyber insecurity and proposes dramatic measures to fix them.

- Do I Count? Stories From Mathematics byCall Number: QA99 .Z5413 2014ISBN: 9781466564916Publication Date: 2014"The subject of mathematics is not something distant, strange, and abstract that you can only learn about--and often dislike--in school. It is in everyday situations, such as housekeeping, communications, traffic, and weather reports. Taking you on a trip into the world of mathematics, Do I Count? Stories from Mathematics describes in a clear and captivating way the people behind the numbers and the places where mathematics is made." (Publisher description)
- In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations that Changed the World byCall Number: QA21 .S834 2012ISBN: 9780465029730Publication Date: 2012"Celebrated mathematician Ian Stewart uses a handful of mathematical equations to explore the vitally important connections between math and human progress." (Publisher description)
- Little Green Math Book: 30 Principles for Building Math and Numeracy Skills byCall Number: QA40 .R69 2010This book "reads like a collection of math recipes to help us blend problems, principles, and approaches in creating our own lineup of splendid math cuisine. ... Fine-tune your numerical mindset with a quantitative review that serves as a refresher course and as a tool for perceiving math in a new way." (from back cover of book)
- Proofiness: the Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception byCall Number: QA99 .S45 2010The bestselling author of "Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Number" shows how mathematical misinformation pervades—and shapes—our daily lives.
- Numbers Rule: the Vexing Mathematics of Democracy, from Plato to the Present byCall Number: QA99 .S97 2010Journalist Szpiro combines history, biography, and mathematics as he takes the general reader on a tour of the mathematical puzzles and paradoxes inherent in voting systems and traces the epic quest by renowned thinkers to create a more perfect democracy and adapt to the ever-changing demands that each new generation places on our democratic institutions.
- Here's Looking at Euclid byCall Number: QA141.15 .B35 2010Bellos has traveled all around the globe and plunged into history to uncover stories of mathematical achievement, from the breakthroughs of Euclid to the creations of the Zen master of origami.
- What is a P-value anyway? : 34 stories to help you actually understand statistics byCall Number: QA276.12 .V53 2010ISBN: 9780321629302Presenting essential concepts in thirty-four brief stories, Vickers blends insightful explanations and humor, with minimal math, to help readers understand and interpret the statistics they read every day.
- Calculus Diaries: How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse byCall Number: QA303.2 .O94 2010Ouellette recounts her year spent confronting her math phobia. With wit and verve, she shows how she learned to apply calculus to everything from gas mileage to dieting, from the rides at Disneyland to shooting craps in Vegas; proving that even the mathematically challenged can learn the fundamentals of the universal language.
- Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling byCall Number: QA401 .G658 2010For students possessing knowledge of high school algebra and instructors seeking examples, this text presents exercises from card tricks, football, and other games that illustrate principles of probability, linear equations, and other areas of mathematics.

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