The purpose of
this exercise is to give you practice in finding references for which you have a
full citation using all the research tools available through the Library Media
Center (LMC) system, and the Internet.
For each reference given below,
use the citation to determine where each reference can be
Identify the location of each reference using the following
The reference is held at the BCC Libray, its call # is , it can be
found in .
The reference is held at an off campus library. The Library is .
The reference is available in full-text on-line using EBSCOHost or
Proquest (give the appropriate one) and print the abstract.
The reference is available on the Internet using Netscape/Internet
Explorer at the following URL:
Give your answers directly in
the space allocated by each reference.
1. Albers, Donald J. and
Alexanderson, G. L., editors. Mathematical People - Profiles and
Interviews. Chicago: Contemporary Books, Inc., 1985.
2. Albers, Donald J. "An Interview with Tom Apostol."
The College Mathematics Journal 28.4 (1997): 250-270.
3. Boyer, Carl B., A History of Mathematics,
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1985.
4. Davis, Philip J. "Why Does a Public that Hates
Numbers Put Up with so Many Numbers?" SIAM News 32:1 (1999).
5. Dudley, Underwood. "Is Mathematics Necessary?" The
College Mathematics Journal 28.5 (1997): 360-364.
Frantz, Marc. "How to Look at Art." SIAM News 31:4 (1998).
7. Hardy, G. H. A Mathematician's Apology, Foreword
by C.P. Snow, London: Cambridge University Press, 1967.
8. Lane, Bob. "Land Surveyors know where it's at."
Seattle Times 14 June, 1998, final ed.
Colleen. "Aviation Students Grounded in Reality." Seattle Times 9 June,
1997, final ed.
10. Reid, Constance. Courant in
Gottingen and New York: the story of an improbable mathematician. New York: