Skip Menu

Return to Skip Menu

Main Content

AIP (American Institute of Physics)

AIP Style refers to the citation format established by the American Institute of Physics. AIP is the format commonly used in the field of physics. AIP is a numbered style with references numbered in the order of appearance in the article and listed in that order at the end of the article.

Online guides

  • AIP Style Manual from the official American Institute of Physics website.  Fourth edition.  Includes printable PDF version.

Example sites

Print style guides

  • AIP Style Guide - fourth edition, copyright, 1990-1997, prepared by the American Institute of Physics
AIP style manual / prepared under the direction of the AIP Publication Board.
Edition: 4th ed.
Publication Info.: New York, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics, 1990.
Call Number: QC5.45 .A45 1990 

EndNotes output styles


Style manuals in the University Libraries collections

Book and ebook versions of major styles guides.


EndNote at Virginia Tech

    EndNote
EndNote is a software product that allows researchers to save and organize results of database searches or lists of bibliographic references. There are several similar products (ProCite, Reference Manager, RefWorks, WriteNote, Zotero, and Bookends) that provide the same functionality, but the university has a site license for EndNote only. A web-based product called EndNote Web is also available.

EndNote Web

From the Web of Knowledge portal, you can click on the register for more features link, create an account using your Virginia Tech email address, and then Sign in to access EndNote Web from the portal. If you have previously established an account at the Web of Knowledge portal, you can access EndNote Web without taking any additional steps. Alternatively, go directly to the EndNote Web site and Sign Up for an account. You must use your Virginia Tech email address when you register.