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Complex Systems: Introductory and General Resources

Bibliographic Guide

This Resource Letter is an excellent guide to the complexity literature and a source of some of the information in this guide.  
The print version of this journal article is available in the library's journal collection.

Introductions for Non-specialists

More Advanced Monographs

From Simplicity to Complexity

"From Simplicity To Complexity - Why Is The Universe So Complex?" (6:59).  More information at

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