Math and Technology

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Electronic Resources

Academic Search Premier*
A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles.

AccessScience
McGraw–Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

APA Style Guide to Electronic References
Guidelines for citing electronic sources like websites and digital publications for research.

arXiv E-Print Archive
An automated electronic archive and distribution server for self-submitted research articles. Covered areas include physics, mathematics, computer science, and statistics.

Business Source Complete
EBSCO's most comprehensive business database.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (4 ed.)
3,000 jargon-free definitions ranging from Achilles paradox to zero matrix, coving commonly encountered terms and concepts from pure and applied mathematics and statistics.

Credo Reference 
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos. 

A Dictionary of Computing (6 ed.)
Contains over 6500 entries covering the use of computers in industry, school, work, education, and the home, including the Internet, multimedia, networks and databases, and security.

A Dictionary of Statistics (2 rev.)
Over 2,000 entries (generously illustrated with useful figures and diagrams) on all aspects of statistics including terms used in computing, mathematics, operational research, and probability, as well as biographical information on over 200 key figures in the field, and coverage of statistical journals and societies.

A Dictionary of the Internet (2 ed.)
Includes thousands of terms and relevant websites related to the Web, software technology, jargon, e-commerce, security, and the technical and organizational infrastructure of the Internet.

EBSCOhost Databases
Search multiple EBSCO databases simultaneously. Custom select any number of databases from the library's complete list available through EBSCO.

Films on Demand
A web-based digital video delivery service for streaming over 6000 educational videos from Films Media Group.

Google Scholar
Accesses online journals and institutional repository/ self-submitted scholarly articles.

JSTOR
An archive of core scholarly journals in the arts and sciences.

LexisNexis Academic
Full text coverage of news, business, law, medicine and general reference.

Military & Government Collection*
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government. Provides full text of over 300 journals.

OmniFile Full Text Select
Multidisciplinary full text database.

ProQuest Newsstand Complete
Contains full text access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.

SAGE Premier
SAGE Journals in Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization Studies, Materials Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Urban Studies & Planning.

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Video Resources:

Films on Demand
Multidisciplinary documentary film resource.

Math & Technology Videos from Films on Demand:

The Story of Math Series (58:53)
Without mathematics, there would be no physics, chemistry, or astronomy. No architecture. No commerce. No accurate maps or precise time-keeping, therefore no dependable long-range navigation. No geometry, statistics, or calculations of any kind. No computers. In this landmark four-part series, University of Oxford Professor Marcus du Sautoy takes viewers on a journey through the ages and around the world to trace the development of mathematics and see how math has shaped human civilization. Clear explanations of important mathematical ideas supported by anecdotes and pivotal episodes in the lives of great mathematicians make this series as entertaining as it is enlightening.

Math in Technology Series (45:06)
"But why do I need math?" Now, using this series, give students a clear, definitive, and logical answer. Math is necessary to get the job done in most technical fields, including auto mechanics, electricity/electronics, and the building trades. Each video shows real-life problem situations solved by using practical math and actual computations on the screen.

Teaching with Technology Series (2:07:24)
Technology has put a whole new spin on education, redefining the role of teachers and reshaping the classroom learning experience. Drawing on dozens of case studies, this outstanding six-part series captures the excitement of integrating the Internet and other technologies into the curriculum while presenting real-world ways in which they are being applied.

Roles and Responsibilities in IT (27:43)  
The field of information technology is continually expanding. What is it like to work in this dynamic industry? Focusing on IT positions at IBM’s overseas operation in Australia, this video outlines the qualifications necessary to be an IT professional while describing associated duties in the areas of product development, sales and marketing, and system development, maintenance, and support.

The Math Life (51:30)
Why did a magician become a mathematician? How can a person see in four dimensions? What does a mathematical proof have in common with a Picasso portrait? This elegant program brings to life the human dimension of mathematics through lively interviews with Freeman Dyson, David Mumford, Ingrid Daubechies, Persi Diaconis, Michael Freedman, Fan Chung Graham, Kate Okikiolu, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Peter Sarnak, Steven Strogatz, and seven other mathematicians. These captivating luminaries vividly communicate the excitement and wonder that fuel their work as they explore the world through its patterns, shapes, motions, and probabilities.

 

 

 

Math & Technology Websites:

   

 

Mathematics

Wolfram MathWorld

Introduction to Game Theory

A Mathematician's Apology

Geometry Formulas

S.O.S. Mathematics

Graph Paper

 

Statistics

Exploring Data

Online Statistics Calculators

Online Statistics Directory

CAUSEweb: Analysis Tools

 

Teaching Math

Math Teaching and Learning Resources

Lockhart's Lament

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

World Wide Metric

Mathematics in Ancient Cultures

 

Technology and Society

IEEE Standards

Berkman Center for Internet and Society: Technology, Law, and Development

Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School

MIT Media Lab

The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Anita Borg Institute

 

Computer Security and Forensics

SANS Information Security Resources

Advanced System Security Education, Research, and Training Center

National Institute of Standards and Technology Computer Forensics Tool Testing Project

GKA Cryptography and Cyberforensics Resources

U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team Security Publications

 

Computer Science

Computer Science Unplugged

Unsolved Problems in Computer Science

Natural Language Toolkit Projects

Charles Babbage Institute

 

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Fun Fact

Graduates of Marian’s radiologic technology program scored an average of 92% on the ARRT exam in 2013 (Source: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, 2014).

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