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Mathematics: Writing & Publishing

This guide is intended to provide a starting point for your research in mathematics and statistics.

Writing Aids & Tips


LaTeX is a document preparation system that is widely used in mathematics and other scientific and technical publishing. It is based on the TeX typesetting markup language. LaTeX permits appropriate typesetting of mathematical notation and complex formulae.

Online LaTeX Tutorials

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BibTeX is a citation management software used in conjuction with LaTeX. It stores the details of references in separate files which can then be linked to a LaTeX document.

BibTeX files can also be created from citations in popular reference management tools such as EndNote, RefWorks,Google Scholar Citations, Mendeley, and Zotero.


Free Online Math Tools & Resources

Style & Format Guides

Several citation and documentation styles are used writing in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The links below highlight the Council of Science Editors style and provide an overview of other major styles.

Journals typically specify their required style and provide instructions to prospective authors at their web sites.

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