Resources for math students. Contact us at the Reference Desk for help with your library research, by phone at (819) 822-9600, ext. 2608 or by email at reference@ubishops.ca.

Not all information found on the World Wide Web is reliable or accurate. To help you decide which web sites to trust, try looking at the following 5 criteria.

**Who is the sponsor of the site?**What organization or individual created the site? Is the site biased?**Who is the author of the information?**Is the author identified and are credentials given?**What is the purpose of the site?**Is it intended to educate, inform, influence views or sell a product?**What is the coverage?**Is the material relevant, accurate, and complete? Are the sources documented? Can the information be verified from other sources?**Is the information current?**Is it clear when the site was created, or when it was last updated? If there are links to other sites, are the links still active?

**Bishop's University Department of Mathematics**** **Information about the Bishop's Mathematics programs.

**Mathematical Association of America**

**Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics**

**MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive** Includes biographies of mathematicians and articles related to the history of mathematics and famous curves.

**Math in the movies page** A guide to major motion pictures with scenes of real mathematics.

**National Research Press Journals** Provides free access to the backfiles of 16 scientific journals published by the National Research Council of Canada.

**Wolfram MathWorld**** **A variety of mathematics resources.

There are many guides to evaluating internet resources freely available on the web (for example at the **Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries** web site, and the **Owl at Purdue**),

or see Cite it right, by Tom Fox, Julia Johns, and Sarah Keller, found in the Reference Room.

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