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IEEE Citation Style: Books

This guide provides information on the 2014 edition of the IEEE citation style as used at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

E-Book

General Format

Reference:

[#] First Initial. Author Surname, Book title: Subtitle, Edition, Volume. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, Page Numbers. [Format] Available: Source

  • Include edition, volume, and page numbers as applicable.

Example

Reference:

[2] L. J. Gurak, J. M. Lannon, and J. Seijts, A Concise Guide to Technical Communication, Second Canadian Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc., 2007, pp. 1 - 430. [Online]. Available: ebrary e-book

Print Book

General Format

Reference:

[#] First Initial. Author Surname, Book title: Subtitle, Edition, Volume. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, Page Numbers.

  • Include edition, volume, and page numbers as applicable.

Example

Reference:

[2] L. J. Gurak, J. M. Lannon, and J. Seijts, A Concise Guide to Technical Communication, Second Canadian Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc., 2007, pp. 1 - 430.

Chapter in an Edited Book

General Format

Reference:

[#] First Initial. Author Surname, "Title of chapter," in Book title: Subtitle, Edition, Volume. Editor First Initial. Surname, Ed. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, Page Numbers.

  • Include edition and volume as applicable.

Example

Reference:

[7] B. Stewart, "Wag of the tail: Reflecting on pet ownership," in Enriching our Lives with Animals, Vol. 2, J. Jameson, Ed. Toronto, ON: Petlove Press, 2007, pp. 97-105.

Government and Corporate Publications

General Format

Reference:

[#] First Initial. Surname, "Title of document," Organization Name, Place of Publication, Report Number, Year.

Example

Reference:

[16] K. E. Elliott and C.M. Greene, "A local adaptive protocol," Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, France, Tech. Rep. 916-1010-BB, 1997.


Tips:

  • If there is no personal author, look for a corporate or organizational author.
  • Include place of publication and report number when available.
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