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Mathematics: Online Resources

Useful Websites

+Plus Magazine

Plus Magazine provides articles and podcasts on any aspect of mathematics, covering topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sport.

arXiv - Cornell University

arXiv is an open archive for scholarly articles in the fields of physics, mathematics, computer science, quantitative biology, quantitative finance, statistics and economics along with electrical engineering and systems science.

Institute of Mathematics (IMA)

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) aims to support the advancement of mathematical knowledge and its applications and to promote and enhance mathematical culture.

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) is a professional society focusing on undergraduate mathematics education. The organization publishes mathematics journals and books.

S.O.S. Mathematics

S.O.S. Mathematics is a free resource allowing review of the following maths topics: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Matrix Algebra and Mathematical TablesBrowse more than 2,500 Math pages filled with short and easy-to-understand explanations.


Website with useful links and resources aimed to inform on issues relating to the learning and teaching of mathematics. 

Evaluating Information

These tips will help you evaluate the quality, accuracy and reliability of information you find on the Web.


  • Who wrote the page - where is the information coming from?
  • Is the author qualified to speak on the topic?
  • Is the site reputable?


  • Is the information Correct?
  • Can you verify the information from another source?
  • Are there references available to back up the author's claims?


  • Is the purpose of the website to inform you?
  • Is it promoting or selling something?
  • Is it biased?


  • When was the site last updated?
  • How current are the links – have some expired or moved?


  • What topics are covered on the site?
  • Is the information on the site well presented?
  • Is special software required to view the page or is it fee based?

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