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What is the American Institute of Physics (AIP)?

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the physical sciences. It is a federation of member professional societies.

Style Guide for American Institute of Physics

AIP Style Examples

Cryptids are animals whose existence is disputed.1 Nessie is one example.2 Bigfoot is another cryptid.3

1 S. Hurn, editor , Anthropology and Cryptozoology: Exploring Encounters with Mysterious Creatures. (Routledge, New York, 2016).

2 E. Cray, “Loch Ness Monster,” West. Folk. 18(3), 258–259 (1959).

3 R. Westrum, in Manlike Monsters Trial Early Rec. Mod. Evid., edited by M.M. Halpin and M.M. Ames (University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, BC, 1980), pp. 27–36.

Sample Books for Citations


Title: Anthropology and Cryptozoology: Exploring Encounters with Mysterious Creatures

Editor: Samantha Hurn

Publisher: Routledge

Place of Publication: New York

Date of Publication: 2016

Book Section

Chapter Title: Sasquatch and Scientists: Reporting Scientific Anomalies

Chapter Author: Ron Westrum

Book Title: Manlike Monsters on Trial: Early Records and Modern Evidence

Book Editors: Marjorie M. Halpin and Michael M. Ames

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press

Place of Publication: Vancouver, BC

Date of Publication: 1980

Pages: 27-36

Journal Article

Article Title: Loch Ness Monster

Author: Ed Cray

Journal Title: Western Folklore

Volume: 18

Issue: 3

Date: 1959

Pages: 258-259