A collection of ready-reference books are shelved under the counter to the right of the circulation desk (Map A-7). These books are arranged in call number order and include encyclopedias, general (English and foreign-language) and mathematical dictionaries, handbooks, biographical directories, books of mathematical and statistical tables, and others.
Additional reference materials are shelved in the Reading Room (Map B, 1-6) starting on the south wall. These current bibliographical indexes and abstracts include Statistical Theory and Method Abstracts, Current Index to Statistics, Current Mathematical Publications, Mathematical Reviews and its subject-specific spinoffs, Referativnyi Zhurnal, and Zentralblatt fur Mathematik. Other current bibliographical tools are in the bookstacks.
Retrospective bibliographies are shelved in the bookstacks, including Jahrbuch uber die Fortschritte der Mathematik (510.5JA), Bulletino di bibliografia e di storia delle scienze mathematische e fisiche (505 BUL), and Bulletin de bibliographie d'histoire et de biographie mathematiques (510.5 NOS).
Webster's Third New International Dictionary and the Rand-McNally Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide are located on the large table in the circulation area. This table is reserved for patrons using these two reference resources or perusing the new books and journals.
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