Resources for Authors
MathSciNet is the on-line version of Mathematical Reviews
and is very useful in identifying references related to a
paper. Indexing is by author, title, keywords, classification
numbers, and all words in reviews.
Current Index to
Statistics is a bibliographic index to publications in
statistics and related fields. Indexing is by title and
Abstract Service provides abstracts of papers in
probability prior to their publication.
MR Lookup is a
convenient tool for finding the exact reference for a
MSC 2000 is the standard
subject classification scheme used in Statistical Science and other
Standard Journal Title Abbreviations are provided by
MiKTeX is a free TeX program for Windows. It includes
standard TeX and LaTeX, a dvi viewer, conversion software to
produce postscript and pdf files.
is a free postscript viewer available for most computer systems.
Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free PDF viewer available for most
Information on English style and grammar
references for English
usage can be found at the Great Books Online service of
Bartleby.com. The references include the 1918
edition of The Elements
of Style by William Strunk, Jr., the 1908 edition of
The King’s English by
H. W. Fowler, and the 1996 edition of the
American Heritage® Book of
Grammar and Style by Jack Lynch is written for students in
writing classes, but provides a lot of useful information and
references for other sources.
ALT.USAGE.ENGLISH FAQ FILE includes interesting discussion
of English usage. If you don’t like the recommendations of the
other style guides, you can probably find support for your