LaTeX (pronounced LAH-tech or LAY-tech) is a freely accessible document preparation system that is widely used in scientific and technical publishing. It is based on the TeX markup typesetting system. LaTeX is typically used together with BibTeX, software for managing lists of references. Click here for some online LaTeX tutorials. See below for some available e-books on LaTeX.
The American Astronomical Society has developed a LaTeX-based markup package called AASTeX to assist authors in preparing manuscripts intended for submission to its journals.
Library E-Books on LaTeX
Nearly all major journals specify their style and provide submission instructions to authors at their web sites.
Council of Science Editors Style