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IEEE Referencing: Print Books

Explanation and examples for IEEE referencing style

Authored book

General format

[Ref #]             Author(s), Title, edition., Place: Publisher, year, pages.

 

Example 

[1]        J.M. Perkins, How to reference, 2nd ed., Melbourne : Text Publishing, 2008, pp 27-38.

Notes:

  • Include the initials and surname of all authors
  • Where there are multiple authors, use commas between each name, and precede the final name with 'and'
  • Put the title in italics
  • Edition number does not need to be given for first editions
  • If the place of publication is not well known, include the name of the relevant country or state too 
  • Give page numbers unless the entire book is used.
  • Take care to use the correct punctuation, as shown above. 

Edited book

General format:

[Ref #]             Author(s), “Article title,” in Book title, edition., vol, Editor. Place: Publisher, year, pages.

 

Example:

[2]        N.B. Taylor and B.M Warren, “Is it your own work?” in Plagiarism is wrong, vol. 2, S. Stevens, Ed. New York:McMillan, 2004, pp. 35-47.

 

Notes:

  • Include the initials and surname of all authors

  • Where there are multiple authors, use commas between each name, and precede the final name with 'and'

  • The title of the chapter or section that has been used should be given in quotation marks

  • Put the title of the entire book in italics

  • Edition number does not need to be given for first editions

  • If the place of publication is not well known, include the name of the relevant country or state too 

  • Give page numbers unless the entire book is used.

  • Take care to use the correct punctuation, as shown above. 

 

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