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The Boas Mathematics Library

The Boas Mathematics Library has a research collection in pure mathematics and statistics of approximately 34,000 volumes. The library serves primarily Northwestern's Mathematics Department and Statistics Department as well as the NU community. It is named in honor of the late professor Ralph P. Boas, distinguished mathematician and former executive editor of the Mathematical Reviews, the world's leading index to mathematical publications.

Research Assistance

The Mathematics Library is under the supervision of Becca Greenstein, who can provide research assistance and answer questions. Contact Becca by email at or phone at 847-467-6606.

For tutoring and advising assistance, see the Math Department website.

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