Subject Guide - Mathematics

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research in science based on Mathematics area.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers     

Most ofe-books in the Library's collection are listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by searching the e-Books collection websites.

  • SIAM e-Books
  • ·Science Direct e-Books
  • ·Springer e-Books
  • ·SCI-tech e-Books
  • ·Wiley e-Books
  • ·More….

The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This list is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

  • QA1-43General (mathematics)
  • QA47-59Tables
  • QA71-90Instruments and machines
  • QA101-(145)Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic
  • QA150-272.5Algebra
  • QA273-280Probabilities. Mathematical statistics
  • QA440-699Geometry. Trigonometry. Topology
  • QA801-939Analytic mechanics
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in the Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from other library.

Find Articles

This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant in Mathematics and provides links to the Library e-journals page.

Recommended Databases E-Journals

Find mathematics articles in scholarly journals with these databases. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Mathematics:

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

JetP – Full Text Electronic Journal

Getting articles from elsewhere

Open Access Journal - General

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from other library through our Document Delivery Service.


Open Access Journals – Science Direct

Open Access – Taylor & Francis Online

Department of Statistics Malaysia

Open access Journal on Mathematics

Printed Journal

Abstract and Applied Analysis
American Journal of Applied Sciences
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Asian Journals of Algebra
Asian Journal of Mathematics & Statistics
British Journal of Mathematics & Computer ScienceCommunication in Numerical Analysis
Fixed Point Theory and Applications
Indian Journal of Computer Science and Engineering
International Journal of Mathematical Analysis

Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is a list of journals can be used in Mathematics:

  • Advances in mathematics. QA1 A3
  • Canadian journal of mathematics = Journal canadien de mathematiques. QA1 C3
  • Discrete mathematics. QA1 D52
  • Educational studies in mathematics. QA11 A1E3
  • Journal of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications.  QA1 J6
  • SIAM journal on mathematical analysis. QA1 S5
  • Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society. Series B, Applied mathematics. QA1 J592
  • Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society. Series A, Pure mathematics and statistics. QA1 J59
  • International journal of mathematics. QA1 I61
  • Malaysian journal of mathematical sciences. QA1 M3M236
  • Menemui matematik = Discovering mathematics. QA1 M534
  • Matematika. QA11 A1M426
  • Applied mathematical modelling. QA1 A646
Other journals subscribed by the library can be search via WebOPAC 

Reference Works

The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc. There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet.

CRC handbook of mathematical sciences.QA47 C2 1987

Handbook of typography for the mathematical sciences. Z253.4 T47K89

Handbook of function and generalized function transformations. QA331 Z39

Handbook of nonlinear partial differential equations. QA372 P766 2012

Handbook of mathematical formulas and integrals. QA47 J46 2000/ QA47 J46 2004

Handbook of writing for the mathematical sciences. QA42 H638 1998

Handbook of applied multivariate statistics and mathematical modeling. QA278 H236

Handbook of integral equations. QA431 P781 2008

Table of integrals, series and products. QA55 G7333 2007

Mathematics dictionary.  QA5 J28

Dictionary of mathematics. QA5 K96

The concise Oxford dictionary of mathematics.  QA5 C588 1996

McGraw-Hill dictionary of mathematics. QA5 M147 2003

Dictionary of applied math for engineers and scientists.   QA5 D554

Kamus matematik. QA5 K15  


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of Mathematics resources available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


Wolfram Mathworld
ZMATH Online Database
MacTutor History
The MAA Mathematical Sciences Digital Library
The World of Math Online
Mathematical Atlas
S.O.S Mathematics Mathematics

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APA Sytle Guide Refworks
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.) 
  •  APA Style  

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

APA 6th Edition - Citation Guide
From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College
Refworks allows users to create their own personal bibliography.

Refworks offers:

  • Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
  • Importing of references from various sources
  • Storage and searching of personalized data
  • Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles



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