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Mathematics & Statistics: Library Resources

Style Guides

There are many citation styles. So, check with your professor or the journal you're trying to publish in to see which style they prefer.

Citation Styles

AMS Citation Style Guide
The American Mathematical Society (AMS) provides a guide on following their citation style, especially when formatting manuscripts for publication in their journals.

Cite Datasets and Link to Publications

From the U.K.'s Digital Curation Centre (DDC), this guide shows how and why to cite data.  It's also available in PDF format.

Finding Journal Abbreviations
Web of Science journal title abbreviation list

Many citation styles require an abbreviation of the journal title. Use this resource to look up the abbreviation for the journal you're citing.

CAS Source Index (CASSI)

Using LaTeX for Document Preparation
LaTeX Guide

Developed by Mea Warren at the University of Houston Libraries, this resource is a primer for LaTeX, a document preparation system for scientific and mathematical articles.  

LaTeX Search

LaTeX Search is a search engine that searches Springer scientific publications for LaTeX code.  With nearly 6,000,000 code snippets, it provides users with the ability to locate the code for a specific equation.

This site gives instructions for installing and creating documents with LaTeX.

LaTeX and Friends

Written by M. R. C. van Donegan and published by Springer, this full length book provides introductory and advanced topics on using LaTeX to write articles, books, reports, or theses.

LaTeX in 24 Hours A Practical Guide for Scientific Writing

More Math Into LaTeX

Practical LaTeX
This book, published by Springer, serves as a guide to producing LaTeX documents.

Citation Managers

Citation managers are tools that can collect and manage pdfs while also creating bibliographies. There are a few options, including:

Free. View a guide for additional help.

EndNote Online is available to the UAlbany community through Web of Science.

A free citation manager as well as academic social network.