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PY 420 Physics - Capstone: Citation Guides

This research guide is intended to aide Capstone students in finding information to complete their projects.

Citation Manuals

AASTeX Package for Manuscript Preparation

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has developed a markup package to assist authors in preparing manuscripts.  Cadets should use the author guide in the AASTeX Package when working on a bibliography.  Use section 2.14, "Citations and Bibliography" to find examples.

VMI Writing Center

Location

215 Carroll Hall

The Writing Center offers both online and in-person services during the Fall 2020 semester.  You can schedule appointments using your VMI username and password.  Please be sure to attach your draft (and assignment sheet if available) to the appointment reservation.

Online Hours

Monday-Thursday: 0800-1600 and 1930-2230   

Friday: 0800-1100

Sunday: 1500-2200

In-Person Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 0800-1600

Online consultations take place in real-time using your computer's camera and microphone.  In-person consultations take place in 215 Carroll Hall.  You will receive an email confirmation when you make your appointment.  Your consulatant may also correspond with you by email, so check your email before your appointment.

All Writing Center services adhere to the VMI Honor Code and Work-for-Grade policies.