Skip to main content Library Home Search OCtopus for Resources Research & Course Guides About the Library Help from the Library Kelowna Library Information Penticton Library Information Salmon Arm Library Information Vernon Library Information Library Home

Mathematics & Statistics: Find Articles

Featuring Okanagan College Library resources on mathematics and statistics

Science Magazines

Significant developments in mathematics are covered in science magazines; some examples of core science magazines are:

Cover of the August 1985 issue of Scientific American showing a fractal pattern


Scientific American is a magazine of scientific discovery and technological innovation for the general public. Available online 1948-current. The August 1985 issue cover story is on the Mandelbrot set.


Science News is a weekly newsmagazine covering important and emerging research in all fields of science. Available online 1975-current 


Science Journals

Significant discoveries and research in mathematics are published in  core science  journals, for example:

Nature is available online 2008-current  

Science is available online 1997-current

OCtopus (Library Search Engine)

Search OCtopus: Find Books, Articles, & More!


OCtopus searches the Library catalogue and several (but not all) of Okanagan College Library's databases in one search. Most of the journal articles in the Library's databases are not freely available on the Web. Enter search terms in the OCtopus search box  on the  Library's website 

You may Refine your search resuts √ Peer Reviewed & Scholarly or

limit your search results by Resource types √ Academic Journal or

limit your search results by Resource types √ Magazines

Not sure what are the differences between journals and magazines?

Read about  Distinguishing Scholarly Journals from Other Periodicals (Cornell University Library) or watch a short video Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals (Peabody Library, Vanderbilt University)

Article Databases

You may want to use article databases instead of OCtopus for more targeted searching. 

Mathematics Association of America-Math in the News

Loading ...

Scientific American - Math

Loading ...

Chance (Official Magazine of the American Statistical Association)


Chance online (1997-present) + current and previous year print issues in Kelowna Library Periodicals Collection

Mathematics Journals

Some examples:


The American Mathematical Monthly







American Mathematical Monthly   (online 1894-current)








College Mathematics Journal  (online 1984-current)


Mathematical Gazette (online 2010-current)


The Mathematical Intelligencer
Mathematical Intelligencer (online 1993-current with 1 year delay)

This site is maintained by the librarians of Okanagan College Library.
If you wish to comment on an individual page, please contact that page's author.
If you have a question or comment about Okanagan College Library's LibGuides site as a whole, please contact the site administrator.