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A Guide to Engineering Research

This research guide was designed to introduce you to the field of engineering. You'll find books, article databases, and other resources you need to start your research.

IEEE Citation Style

Engineering students at NAU are usually asked to cite their sources using IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) style. The IEEE is a professional organization supporting many branches of engineering, computer science, and information technology. In addition to publishing journals, magazines, and conference proceedings, IEEE also makes standards for a wide variety of industries.

IEEE citation style includes in-text citations, numbered 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. 

Here are some style guides that will help you format your citations:

Citation Managers

Citation Reference Books