Statistics and Actuarial Science: Citing & writing

Statistical, actuarial, mathematical, and scientific style guides

LaTeX resources

Citation management tools

Citation or reference management tools collect your journal article, book, or other document citations together in one place, and help you create properly formatted bibliographies in almost any style — in seconds.  Citation management tools help you keep track of your sources while you work and store your references for future use and reuse.

MIT guide to using Zotero for BibTeX

Writing, publishing and presenting

  • Handbook of writing for the mathematical sciences [print]
  • Mathematical publishing: a guidebook [print]
  • Write for mathematics [print]
  • A primer of mathematical writing: being a disquisition on having your ideas recorded, typeset, published, read, and appreciated  [online or print
  • Mathematical writing [online]
  • The Oxford handbook on the science of science communication [online]
  • An Ethics of Science Communication [online]
  • Writing for science and engineering: papers, presentations and reports [print
  • Scientific writing and communication: papers, proposals, and presentations [print]
  • How to write and publish a scientific paper, 7th ed. [print
  • Presentation skills for scientists: a practical guide [online
  • Presenting science: a practical guide to giving a good talk [print]
  • Craft of scientific presentations: critical steps to succeed and critical errors to avoid [online]

Tools & information for authors

For more information on Authors' rights and Open Access, including the SFU Library Central Open Access Fund, see the Scholarly Publishing page.

Author guidelines by journal publisher

Copyright and author's rights