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PHYS 342: Contemporary Experimental Physics

For Prof. Melissa Eblen-Zayas

Getting Started with Zotero

Citation Style Manuals

If you cannot find specific guidance in the AIP Style Guide, you should follow the Chicago Manual of Style - "Notes and Bibliography" version. 
  • Look at examples for Notes (not Bibliography Entry)
  • Use initials for first names instead of spelling them out as in Chicago
  • Order the elements of your citation according to the AIP manual, as it differs from Chicago's.

Finding Journal Abbreviations

In many citation styles used in STEM fields, including AIP Style, scholarly journals are referred to using abbreviated titles; for example, the journal Reviews of Modern Physics is abbreviated as Rev. Mod. Phys. If journal title abbreviations do not appear automatically in ZoteroBib (or if you're typing out your citations by hand), search by journal title in the sources linked below to find official journal title abbreviations.

NOTE: One-word journal titles, such as Nature and Science, are never abbreviated.