A guide to resources in UVic Libraries for the study of mathematics and statistics

The basics:

- References are ordered alphabetically by author last name
- When using in-text citations, the # sign in brackets represents the order that the citation is mentioned in the text of the paper.

Example: “Cinkir established the conjecture in [2] by using [34].” And “When K is a number field, Ullmo proved in 1998 that the conjecture holds (cf. [25, Theorem 1.1]).” - See the sections below for how to cite books, articles, and websites (i.-iii.)

** i. Books**

A. Author, Title of Book. Publisher, Place of Publication, year.

A. Author, Title of Book, Publisher, Place of Publication, year, DOI.

*Capitalize the first and all main words in the book's title and subtitle if it has one.
Don't include page numbers for a book unless you are citing a specific chapter in a book.
Include the DOI if one is available.*

__Examples:__

**Book**

W. -H. Steeb, Continuous Symmetries, Lie Algebras, Differential Equations and Computer Algebra. World Scientific Publishing, River Edge, NJ, 1996, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/3309.

**Book (edited)**

A Century of Mathematics: Through the Eyes of the Monthly. Edited by J. Ewing. Mathematical Association of America, Washington, DC, 1994, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3620026.

**Book (edited with author)**

Y. Bonnefoy, New and Selected Problems. Edited by J. Naughton and A. Rudolf. Univ. of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1995.

**Edition of a Book**

E. C. Titchmarsh, The Theory of the Riemann Zeta-Function. Second edition. Edited and with a preface by D. R. Heath-Brown. The Clarendon Press, Oxford Univ. Press, New York, 1986.

**eBook**

I. M. Gelfand, A. Shen, Algebra. Birkäuser, New York, 1993. Kindle edition, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-0335-3.

**ii. Articles**

A. Author, Title of article, Abbrev. Journ. Titl Volume (year) page--page.

A. Author, Title of article, Abbrev. Journ. Titl Volume (year) page--page, URL.

*Only capitalize the first letter of the title and subtitle of an article unless the title contains a proper noun.*

__Examples:__

**Journal article**

S. Leader, What is a differential? A new answer from the generalized Riemann integral, Amer. Math. Monthly 93 (1986) 348--356

**Electronic journal**

J. M. Bonnet-Bidaud, F. Colas, J. Lecacheux, Search for companions around Sirius, Astron. Astrophys 360 (2000) 991--996, http://fr.arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0010032.

**iii. Websites**

A. Author, Publisher of Information, Title of Page (date), URL.

__Examples:__

**Web Site**

D. Velleman, American Mathematical Monthly, submission guides and information for the Monthly (2007), http:www.cs.amberst/~djv/monthly.

**Online news source**

CNN.com, "California ballot official, ready to print," August 14, 2003, http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/08/13.calif.recall/index.html.

**Citation Resources**

- Search Results Web results American Mathematical Society (AMS) Citation StyleCourtesy of McMaster University, this is an easy to understand six-page style guide

- American Mathematical Society (AMS) Style GuideThe AMS Style Guide: Journals contains the most up-to-date standards and editorial practices used in the AMS journal production system.
- American Statistical Association Style (ASA) GuideContains detailed information on how to cite in the ASA format
- UVic Style Guides (APA, MLA, etc.)A platform for discovering and learning the proper means of citing sources

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