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VIC259: Math and Creativity (2022-2023)

This guide is intended to support students taking VIC 259 as taught by Prof. Sylvia Nickerson.

What is a Reference Tool/Source?

A reference source or tool can provide context for your research topic, including names, dates, events and related resources or further reading. They are a great place to start your research. 

For more information, see:

What are Reference Sources? UofT Libraries

Reference Tools 101 - Western University (Ontario)

Reference Sources - University of Colorado, Denver

Online General Reference Tools - examples

Check terms, facts, timelines, context, terminologies, biographies, etc.

Oxford Reference Online

Cambridge Histories Online

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Subject Specific Reference Tools

P Gowers, T., Barrow-Green, J., & Leader, I. (2008). The Princeton companion to mathematics (Core Textbook). Princeton University Press.