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IEEE Referencing: Print Journal/Magazine Article

Explanation and examples for IEEE referencing style

Article from a Print Journal or Magazine

General format

[Ref #]      Author(s), “Article title,” Journal title, vol, issue, pages, month year.




[1]        R. Chui, “IEEE style”, Referencing Monthly, vol. 27 no. 2, pp 6-10, Mar 2005.

[2]       S. Crack, "Minimum energy control", Archives of Electrical Engineering, vol. 65, no. 2, pp.191201, 2016.


  • 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 article title in quotation marks
  • Title of the Journal, in italics. Important words of the title are capitalised, but not minor ones, such as ‘and’, ‘of’, ‘on’, etc. 
  • Volume, issue and page number(s)
  • Abbreviated month and year of publication. 
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