Science and Mathematics Research Guide
Keyword Searching
There is a growing range of Aboriginal science and mathematics educational materials. Keyword searching in the library catalog is a good way to find these items.
Examples:






Using Truncation
Using truncation can help you find materials. When searching the UBC Library catalog adding a ? to the end of a search term will truncate the search. For example, using the search term "math?" will pull up results that include the words math, mathematics, mathematical, mathematician etc.
Examples: math?, environ?, scien?, or medic?
Helpful Tip
Truncation on the UBC catalog is ?
Truncation on databases and Summon is *
Browsing by Subject Headings
Most items in the UBC catalog contain subject headings. Clicking on these headings allow you to virtually browse materials of similar subject area.
Subject heading examples:
First Nations – Science – Study and teaching