The mathematics department follows the reference style of the Journals of the Canadian Mathematics Society (CMS): the Canadian Journal of Mathematics and the Canadian Mathematical Bulletin.
Both journals use the same referencing format. The Information for Authors provides a sample LaTeX document and PDF version.
In Text Citations for CMS
CMS style uses a citation-sequence system for in-text references.
- Place a number in square brackets at the end of the sentence that contains the information that you are citing .
- This number corresponds to the order in which the source appears in the alphabetically-sorted reference list.
- LaTeX allows for page anchors from the in-text citation to the reference citation.
References Page Using CMS
Use published sources that can be found in a library or online with a URL. Do not use unpublished or in progress sources like lecture notes or unpublished manuscripts.
- Use the title "References"
- Alphabetize the list of authors by first author surname and then number the list
- Put numbers in square brackets
- Use these final numbers for your in-text citations
- Abbreviate journal titles as per the standard abbreviations issued by Mathematical Reviews
- Author names
- Standard format (even for first author): Initials (period and space between) surname
- Follow author list by a comma
- Do not italicize titles of journal articles
- Italicize titles of books, theses, and websites
- Capitalize only the first word of a journal article title
- Capitalize words within the title of the book but not the chapter
- Use the abbreviated form of the journal title (see link above)
- Include the URL of websites
Book with One Author
N. Dokuchaev, Mathematical Finance: Core Theory, Problems and Statisitcal Algorithms. Routledge, New York, 2007.
Chapter in an Book
J. Stewart, T. M. K Davison, B. Ferroni, J. Carter, O. M. G. Hamilton, J. Laxton, and M. P. Lenz, Deritatives. In: Calculus: A first Course, McGraw Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1989, pp. 65-116.
J. Schwermer, Geometric cycles, arithmetic groups and their cohomology. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 47(2010), no. 2, 178-279.
D. H. Bailey and J. M. Borwein, Experimental mathematics website. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and University of Newcastle http://www.experimentlamath.info/.
D.G. Pich, Complex Bases, Number Systems and Their Application toFractal-Waverlet Image Coding. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Waterloo, 2006.
Updated December 2013
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