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Physics: A Brief Guide to 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

AIP Style Manual

The AIP Style Manual provides guidance and advice for preparing manuscripts for AIP and its member societies' publications. The manual's full text is available from this Web site and in the Science Library's circulating collection (QC 5.45 A45 1990).

AIP-Citing and Referencing
A guide to using AIP from Monash University Libraries

APS Style Guide

APS Style General Guidelines

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 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 Guide

This is a brief tutorial on using LaTeX in Overleaf.

The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX
This guide provides detailed instruction on using LaTeX.

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.