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Maths Support

Accessing online Library resources

If you are on campus you will be able to access most e-journals and e-books, and some databases, without entering a username and password because your IP address identifies you as being at the University of Reading.

For any that require a login, see the Off-campus tab.

Terms of Use

When you use our e-resources you are agreeing to our Terms of Use. Please take a moment to look at these by following the link below:

When you are off-campus you will need to login to identify yourself as a member of the University of Reading to gain access to our protected databases, e-books and e-journals. 

Your login details

You login in the same way as for Blackboard - via Microsoft. Just enter your University username followed by (e.g. and your password. If this is the first time you have logged in via this method when off-campus you will be asked to complete a Multi-Factor Authentication. For more information see:

Getting to the login page...

  • For most resources, if you follow a link from our website or catalogues your login will be picked up automatically or you will be prompted to login straightaway. 
  • If you access resources via another route you will need to look for a login option once you reach the resource you are trying to access. Look for an institutional or shibboleth login option and pick 'University of Reading' from a list of institutions. This will then pick up your login or prompt you to login. For more information about institutional login, please see the link below:
Logging in to Library resources

Watch this short video on how you login to use Library resources.

If you are unable to view this video on YouTube it is also available on YuJa - view the Logging in to the Library video on YuJa (University username and password required)

Resources on Blackboard

We have a wide range resources to support your studies. These are available to University of Reading students via Blackboard.  

To access all the available resources, including printable worksheets on a range of topics, tests and exercises, links to online support, and material to help with revision, you will need to Self-enrol on Maths Support.
Just follow these five steps:

  • Log into Blackboard
  • Go to the ‘Help’ page and scroll down to ‘Central University Services’.
  • Click on the link Maths Support resources on Blackboard
  • The Maths Support organisation will open. Click on + Enrol to add yourself to the organisation, so you can access all of the resources.
  • Once you are enrolled, Maths Support will be listed on the Organisations page of Blackboard.

You will find the following topics covered in our worksheets on Blackboard:

Algebra  [63 sheets]
Arithmetic and geometric series - or progressions
 aps and gps [1 sheet]
Circles [7 Sheets]
Complex Numbers [3 Sheets]
Co-Ordinate Geometry [9 Sheets]
Decimals [15 Sheets]
Decimal Places And Significant Figures [2 Sheets]
Differentiation [55 Sheets]
Differentiation ... Understanding The Chain Rule [3 Sheet]
Directed Numbers [3 Sheets]
Equations And Their Graphs [2 Sheets]
Fractions [23 Sheets]
Functions [2 Sheets]
Geometrical Investigations [11 Sheets]

Indices [20 Sheets]
Integration  [29 Sheets]
Large Numbers [2 Sheets]
Linear Equations [5 Sheets]
Logs [14 Sheets]
Long Division [1 Sheet]
Matrices [2 Sheets]
Obtaining Straight Line Graphs [2 Sheets]
Partial Fractions (3 Sheets)
Percentages [9 Sheets]
Permutations And Combinations [2 Sheets]
Probability [6 Sheets]
Projectiles [1 Sheet]
Proportionality [1 Sheet]
Pythagoras's Theorem [2 Sheets]

Quadratic Equations And Functions [12 Sheets]
Qts Practice Questions [10 Sheets]
Ratios [1 Sheet]
Simultaneous Equations [6 Sheets]
S.I. Units [9 Sheets]
Solving Trig Equations [5 Sheets]
Statistics - Mean And Median [1 Sheet]
Straight Line Graphs [2 Sheets]
Trigonometric Ratios [1 Sheet]
Trigonometrical Identiities [1 Sheet]
Multiple Choice Questions  [10 Sheets]
Using A Calculator

We also have a series of multiple choice question (and answer) sheets available to download on the following topics:

  • Converting fractions to decimals 
  • Percentages 
  • Percentages 2
  • Logarithms 
  • Ratios 
  • Fractions  (1)
  • Indices 
  • Differentiating Powers of x 1
  • Multiplying Decimals 1
  • Converting fractions to decimals 

Video tutorials on LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning offers a wide range of online learning videos covering mathematical and statistical subjects.   

Integral for Higher Education

Setting up your Integral account

If you would like to set up an account to access Integral, email: and we'll do the rest!

Other useful e-resources

Math Tutor has a wide range of short videos.

For a wide range of printable leaflets, visit Mathcentre and select the topic you want.

For more videos, visit the Khan Academy and choose the subject you are interested in.

For online help with a wide selection of statistics topics take a look at the resources on StatsTutor