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IEEE Citation Style: Books

This guide provides information on the 2020 edition of the IEEE citation style.

Print Book

  Template Example
Reference list entry

[#] First Initial. Author Surname, Book Title: Subtitle, vol. #, # ed. City, Abbreviated State, Country: Publisher, Year.

 

[3] L. J. Gurak, J. M. Lannon, and J. Seijts, A Concise Guide to Technical Communication, Second Canadian ed. Toronto, Canada: Pearson Canada, 2012.

Electronic Books (e-books)

  Template Example
Reference list entry [#] First Initial. Author Surname, Book Title: Subtitle, vol. #, # ed. City, Abbreviated State, Country: Publisher, Year. [Online]. Available: doi OR internet address

[2] L. J. Catania, AI for Immunology. London, U.K.: CRC Press, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://sait.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01SAIT_INST /10a9ba3/alma991002955403906261

Chapter in an Edited Print Book

  Template Example
Reference list entry [#] First Initial. Author Surname, "Title of chapter," in Book title: Subtitle, vol. #, # ed. Editor First Initial. Surname, Ed. City, Abbreviated State, Country: Publisher, Year, pp. ##-##. [7] B. Vallet and C. Mallet, "Urban scene analysis with mobile mapping technology," in Land Surface Remote Sensing in Urban and Coastal Areas, N. Baghdadi and M. Zribi, Eds. London, U.K.: ISTE Press, 2016, pp. 63-94.

Software/Product Manual

  Template Example
Reference list entry

[#] Title of Manual, Company Name, City, Abbreviated State/Province, Country, edition OR version OR report number, Year. pp. ##-##. Accessed: Abbreviated Month Day, Year. [Online]. Available: internet address

[8] Motorola Semiconductor Data Manual, Motorola Semiconductor Products Inc., Phoenix, AZ, USA, 1965, pp. 1-60. Accessed: Oct. 26, 2009. [Online]. Available: https://archive.org/details/1965MotorolaSemiconductorDataManual/page/n915

What if. . .

Scenario Solution Example
Two authors

List both authors separate by the word "and".

[2] L. T. Ross and J. W. Masterson, Robotics: Theory and Industrial Applications, Second ed. Tinley Park, IL, USA: Goodheart-Willcox, 2010.

Three or more authors

List each author in the order they are listed separated by a comma, with the word "and" preceding the last author's name.

[18] L. T. Ross, S. W. Fardo, and M. F. Walach, Industrial Robotics Fundamentals: Theory and Applications, Third ed. Tinley Park, IL, USA: Goodheart-Willcox, 2018.

An organization, government agency, or company is the author

List the full name of the organization, government agency, or company as the author.

[11] World Health Organization, Manual of Basic Techniques for a Health Laboratory, 2nd ed. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2003.

The book doesn't have an ed. (edition) or vol. (volume)

Exclude the edition and/or volume information.

[5] R. Nakatsu, Diagrammatic Reasoning in AI. Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley, 2009. [Online]. Available: https://sait.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01SAIT_INST/ 10a9ba3/alma991001444449706261

The edition specifies a country or version Include any details in the edition statement as written. [3] L. J. Gurak, J. M. Lannon, and J. Seijts, A Concise Guide to Technical Communication, Second Canadian ed. Toronto, Canada: Pearson Canada, 2012.
More than one editor List each editor separated by a comma with an and before the last author. Change Ed. to Eds. [7] S. Wade, "Statistical designs for survey research," in Research Methods in Mass Communications, G.H. Stempell III and B.H. Westley, Eds. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA: Prentice Hall, 1981, pp. 167-195.
The book was not published in the USA/I don't know if i should include the State if the book was not published in the USA, include only the city and country of publication. [16] T. Marwala and E. Hurwitz, Artifical Intelligence and Economic Theory: Skynet in the Market. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2017. [Online]. Available: https://sait.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01SAIT_INST/ 10a9ba3/alma991001884839706261
I am citing a chapter in an edited electronic book Add the online statement and a doi or internet address. [6] G. Wu, J. Wang, and J. Geng, "Chemical HRPs in wastewater," in High-Risk Pollutants in Wastewater, H. Ren and X. Zhang, Eds. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2020, pp. 5-39. [Online]. Available: https://sait.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01SAIT_INST/10a9ba3/alma991002385289706261
I'm not sure if I should end the citation with a period You should only omit the period if your citation ends with an internet address (URL). Otherwise, include a period at the end for doi, page range, or year of publication. See examples throughout guide

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