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This guide points to basic resources for students of mathematics.

History of mathematics

MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
This website is housed at the School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. It includes biographies, beginning before 500 A.D., and history topics ranging from algebra to mathematical physics and more.

Math Archives
This website includes historical biographies of women in mathematics, a list of links to professional societies in mathematics, K-12 teaching materials, the full text to proceedings from the International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (1994-2003), and an indexed page of links to other websites on various math topics.