matroid theory
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Here are some useful online surveys:

Wilson's survey. (This link works with an SFSU library ID and password. The survey is also available in your schools' libraries.)
Reiner's notes.
Stanley's notes.

Listed below are some standard general reference books. Please feel free to contact me about bibliography on more specific topics.

A. Borovik, I. Gelfand, and N. White. Coxeter Matroids. Birkhauser, 2003.
A. Bjoner et al. Oriented Matroids. Cambridge University Press, 1993.
R.L. Graham, M. Grštschel, and L. Lov‡sz. Handbook of Combinatorics. Elsevier, North Holland, 1995.
K. Murota. Matrices and Matroids for Systems Analysis. Algorithms and Combinatorics 20. Springer-Verlag, 1991.
P. Orlik and H. Terao. Arrangements of Hyperplanes. Springer, Berlin, 1992.
J. Oxley, Matroid Theory, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992.
A. Schrijver. Combinatorial Optimization. Springer, 2003.
D. Welsh. Complexity: Knots, Colourings and Countings. Cambridge University Press, 1993.
D. Welsh, Matroid Theory, Academic Press, London, 1976.
N. White. (ed.) Theory of Matroids. Cambridge University Press, 1986.
N. White. (ed.) Combinatorial Geometries. Cambridge University Press, 1987.
N. White. (ed.) Matroid Applications. Cambridge University Press, 1992.