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AMS (American Mathematical Society)

AMS Style refers to the citation format established by the American Mathematical Society. With AMS, the # sign in brackets represents the order that the citation is mentioned in the text of the paper. For example, [5] would indicate that this is the fifth citation found in the text.

Online guides

  • AMS Author Resources - using LaTex and other standards for publications.
  • AMS Author Handbook - handbook is designed to help authors who are preparing books or articles for publication or copublication by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

Style manuals in the University Libraries collections

Book and ebook versions of major styles guides.


EndNote at Virginia Tech

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.