Doing research for mathematics does not always seem necessary, but there are times when you need it. There will be needs for background information, biographies, previous examples of theories and formulas. The library and librarians can help you find this information through resources in print and on-line. This page is your list of shortcuts to help you with your Mathematical Modeling assignment. Feel free to come back here and use these sources anytime.
Citing your sources is one of the most important steps in doing research. Pick a style you are comfortable with and use that for the entire paper. The three most common styles are: APA, MLA and Chicago. Here are some tips on easily getting citations from some of the library's tools.
Searching is a major part of researching, but it not the only way to get research. Here are some other ways to get the research you need.
Before you begin doing your research, it is important to know exactly what you are looking for. Narrowing down your topic will help search engines and article databases bring back the most relevant results. Here are some questions to ask yourself:
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