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Citation Help: IEEE

IEEE Style Guidance

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional organization that supports the advancement of engineering, computer science and information technology. IEEE Style is the preferred set of standards used when writing in these fields.

Characteristics of IEEE Style
  • IEEE refers writers to the Chicago Manual of Style for further guidance on grammar and usage.
  • In-text citations include numbers in square brackets, which refer to the full citation listed in the reference list at the end of the paper
  • The reference list is organized numerically, not alphabetically.

Resources for IEEE Style

Books on Technical Writing