This guide identifies the most useful resources for Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science and keeps you up to date with library skills and news for your subject area.

Please feel free contact me, your divisional librarian, if you need help navigating these resources.

Getting Started using the Library

The best place to start searching for resources for your course is your reading list and LibrarySearch.

Links to digital resources are available from here so may require your Kent Login to access them.

Books and Ebooks

We have a large collection of books in the library for mathematics, statistics and actuarial science as well as related topics in computing, finance and data science. 

As well as using LibrarySearch to find specific titles you may want to browse topics areas on the library shelves. You can use the library map to locate broad subject areas.

The first two letters of a classmark identify the topic within your discipline. You can look for these on end of our shelving to find an area to browse.

HA – Statistics

HG – Actuarial Science             

QA -Mathematics & computer science

You might also want to browse the following ebook collections for a specific topic:

  • SpringerLink– good range of research books in mathematics and statistics. Filter by discipline.
  • Science Direct – covering a range of mathematics topics. Filter by domain.
  • Cambridge Core -browse by ‘mathematics’ or ‘statistics and probability’ 

Reference books and key texts:

We have a number of collections in the library and online that are a good starting point for your studies:


More advice on how to find and use e-books