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CI 3230 Investigating Mathematics and Learning: Home

What's in this Guide

This guide is designed to help you with your Math research project. It contains information on finding books and scholarly articles. It gives information on different types of searches and citation.  

Where to Begin?

  • Know your assignment & what kind of resources you are required to use (e.g., books, articles, web sites, etc.)
  • Explore your topic (write down key words as you find preliminary information).  Brainstorm.
  • Try broader, narrower, variant spellings, or related terms that you find in article subject headings: For example: math / mathematician / mathematics

Instructional Materials Center

Your Instructional Materials Center, located on the lower level of Belk Library, is a model pre-K - 12 school library media center. 

In it you'll find: 

    • Children's and Young Adult Literature (Fiction, Non-Fiction, Picture Books, Biographies, etc.)
    • Curriculum and Lesson Planning Ideas and Examples
    • Professional and Reference Collections
    • Audiovisual materials (CDs, DVDs, Software, etc.)
    • Manipulatives and Displays (Posters, Models, Puppets, Games)
    • K-12 Textbooks (both N.C. state adopted and supplementary)

We help you by:

    • Providing reference service to ASU students, faculty, and staff, as well as area educators and community members
    • Offering "readers advisory" for all ages and reading levels
    • Hosting classes and workshops on finding and using library resources
    • Providing public computers for research (via the library catalog, databases, periodical indexes, and the Internet.)
    • Maintaining the "Idea Factory," a media production facility designed exclusively for education students and area educators



IMC Librarian

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Margaret Gregor