John Meier is the head of STEM for engagement and outreach at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries at University Park. He was the subject specialist for mathematics and statistics at Penn State for over a decade. John has served as chair of the Science and Technology Section of the Association of College and Research Libraries. He has published about arXiv, the Fields Medal, and other awards in mathematics. John enjoys spending time playing video games with his two children, Henry and Eleanor.
Sudden Selector’s Guide to Mathematics Resources —eEditions PDF e-book
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- Table of Contents
- About the Authors
Mathematics is a rich and varied discipline that can be both fascinating and intimidating. This volume demystifies the field for “sudden” mathematics selectors and provides a solid foundation for librarians engaged in math collection development, outreach, and instruction. Through a comprehensive overview of the most important resources, publishers, and professional organizations, readers receive knowledge and tools to help them effectively manage collections and engage with mathematics faculty and students. Special attention is given to topics like information literacy and scholarly communications as they relate to mathematics teaching and research, as well as diversity and the role of women in the field. Librarians unfamiliar with the discipline will gain an understanding of core concepts and current trends that will enable them to be successful in their new role.
Introduction and Overview
Chapter 1: Know the Discipline
Chapter 2: Know the Users
Chapter 3: Know the Profession
Chapter 4: Books and Publishers
Chapter 5: Journals and Other Resources
About the Authors