You can access virtually all library databases, e-journals, and e-books from home or anywhere off-campus. You will be prompted to enter your A number and Access (banner) password when accessing resources from the USU library website, a library research guide, or Canvas, and then you will have full access.
Background information can help you identify narrower avenues of a topic, get a feel for the context of a topic, or simply identify words and terms associated with an area of research. We have numerous background resources relating to various areas of mathematics & statistics - just see below. Reference sources are found on the 1st floor of the Merrill-Cazier Library and can be checked out for 5 days.
The Library Catalog is another great place to gather background information. Books tend to have broader information than many scholarly articles, so they can be a good place to start before jumping into really narrow conversations.
Use the Advanced Search for more options.
Also, if you'd like to search libraries everywhere, here is a link to WorldCat. If you find resources that you need that USU Libraries doesn't own, use the "Interlibrary Service Request" link to request it from another library through Interlibrary Services: