American Mathematical Society & London Mathematical society
Used by: Mathematics (check which you need)
In-text citations
AMS uses a numbering system for in-text citations. The most common is to add the number of the reference (as it appears in the reference list) in square brackets after the information:
You can also refer to a specific part of a source in a citation:
You might also see citations based on the author name and publication year, like [Ullmo98] or [U98]
Reference list
The reference list at the end of the document includes the full details of each source so the reader can find them themselves. It is ordered alphabetically by author name and then numbered.
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[#] Author’s name as it appears, Title of article. Shortened Journal Title. Volume Number (Year of publication), issue number, page range, DOI, mathematical review number.
Examples
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[#] Author’s name as it appears, Title of book. Publisher, City of publication, Year of publication. Mathematical review number.
Example
All examples from the AMS referencing style guide linked below.
In-text citations
LMS uses a numbering system for in-text citations, where the number of the reference (as it appears in the reference list) is given in bold type in square brackets after the information:
You can also refer to specific sections, theorems, figures or chapters in a citation. These are not given in bold type:
For more details, see section 6.17.5 of the LMS referencing style guide below.
Reference list
The reference list at the end of the document includes the full details of each source so the reader can find them themselves. It is ordered alphabetically by author name and then numbered.
Information needed
#. Initial. Surname, 'Title of article', Shortened Journal Title. Volume Number (Year of publication), issue number, page range, DOI, mathematical review number.
Examples
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#. Initial. Surname. Title of book (Publisher, Place, Date).
Example
For examples of edited books, referring to specific chapters and specific editions, see section 6.17.3.b of the LMS referencing style guide below.
All examples from the LMS referencing style guide linked below.
Contact your Academic Liaison Librarian if you have any questions about referencing.