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Math Graduate Student Prep Course

Library Support


Copes of books needed for the prep course are available in the math office in MacLean and in the university libraries. Find links to the library copies next to each title below. 

Library copies

Colley, Susan Jane. Vector Calculus. 4th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2012 (print) (1st, 2nd, and 3rd editions)

Dummit, David Steven, and Richard M. Foote. Abstract Algebra. 3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004 (print) (2nd edition)

Grillet, Pierre Antoine. Abstract Algebra. 2nd ed. New York, NY: Springer Nature, 2007 (ebook) (print)

Lay, David C., Steven R. Lay, and Judith McDonald. Linear Algebra and Its Applications 5th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2016 (print)

Lebl, Jiří Basic Analysis: Introduction to Real Analysis. Vol. I, 2023. (PDF) (website)

———. Basic Analysis: Introduction to Real Analysis. Vol. II, 2023. (PDF)

Munkres, James R. Topology. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, Inc., 2000 (print)

Oliveira, Suely, and David Stewart. Building Proofs : A Practical Guide. New Jersey: World Scientific, 2015 (print)

Roman, Steven. Advanced Linear Algebra. 2nd ed. New York: Springer, 2005 (ebook) (print) (3rd edition)

Strang, Gilbert. Linear Algebra and Its Applications. 3rd ed. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, Publishers, 1988 (print) (2nd edition)

Learn more about library math books and journals

Learn where to find the Math Collection in the Main Library, where to find the new print math journals, how to browse electronic math journals, how to request books from any library and more in this post about math books and journals in the UI libraries.