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Electrical Engineering: Citing

A guide to finding resources and getting help for study and research in Electrical Engineering.

Choosing a citation style

The Electrical Engineering uses IEEE as its preferred style, but you might want want to use another style, please check with your lecturer/supervisor. Some common styles include:



Save hours with Endnote!

Endnote is software for Windows or for MacOS that will:

  • store details about articles etc you've looked at;
  • import details about articles etc directly from major engineering databases;
  • create a citation in thousands of citation styles;
  • automatically format your bibliography in Word.

You can get the software and ask about regular Endnote tutorials at the EPS Library or read more about Endnote.

EndNote Files

Download Links

EndNote X8 for MAC OS X

EndNote X8 for Windows

The current version is EndNote X8. Once you have installed the download from this page you will get automatic prompts when updates are available. You will be asked for your UC login.

EndNote X7 Overview

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