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Writing 2130F: Communications for Engineers

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Citing Sources

IEEE Style


Cite using the IEEE style. 

Refer to the in-depth IEEE Editorial Style Manual or the IEEE citation reference available on the IEEE website.


For other citation styles see the Western Libraries Styles Guide


Citation Management


To help organize resources and manage citations use citation management software.



Plagiarism is the “act or an instance of copying or stealing another’s words or ideas and attributing them as one’s own.” (Excerpted from Black’s Law Dictionary, West Group, 1999, 7th ed., p. 1170).

Plagiarism is an academic offense. 

Learn about how to avoid plagiarism here.