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This guide is designed to help you find credible and peer reviewed sources for your research paper. If you would like more help, please do not hesitate to contact your librarian!
Change the field to 'subject' and type 'mathematicians' into the search box. It can also be helpful to change the results to only show books from 2000 or later.
A note about what to 'search for':
Broad searches, like the one above, are not always the best for finding underrepresented voices. Instead a search like this might be more helpful:
Encyclopedias can provide useful overviews on mathematicians and mathematical concepts. Please note that these are not considered peer reviewed sources because entries are not often reviewed by subject experts. However, they can be used as reliable starting points for selecting a mathematician and finding related references.
There are a number of websites you can browse to help you select a mathematician, including:
Please know that these are not scholarly sources of information. However, they can provide an indication of how much research relating to an individual is out there. You can also mine their references for material published in books, journals, and conferences.