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IEEE Style Guide

IEEE Referencing

Works with a Single Author/Editor

[1] R. Coleman, "Eliminate flotation bottlenecks," Eng. and Mining J., vol. 217, no. 10, pp. 52-54, Oct 2016. [Online]. Available:

[3] D. Sarunyagate, Ed., Lasers. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996.


Works with 2 to 5 Authors/Editors


Include all authors names in the order they appear on the paper


[7] P.G. Urben and A. Nobel, Eds., Bretherick's handbook of reactive hazards, 6th ed., Vol.1. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999, p. 1896.

[8] M. K. Jain, S. R. K. Iyengar, and R. K. Jain, Numerical methods for scientific and engineering computation. New Delhi: New Age International, 1994, p. 5.

Works with 6 or more Authos/Editors


If there are more than six names listed, use et al. after the first author.


[11] F. Gao et al., “Modal analysis of a PMSG-based dc electrical power system in the more electric aircraft using eigenvalues sensitivity,” IEEE Trans. Transport. Electrific. Vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 65-76, Jun 2015. [Online]. doi:10.1109/TTE.2015.2427312.

[12] T. Seppalainen, "Directed random growth models on the plane", in Analysis and stochastics of growth processes and interface models, P. Morters, et al., Eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, pp. 9-38. [Online] Available: Oxford Scholarship Online.

Corporate Authors


Corporate authors can be organisations, associations, government agencies, institutions or corporations. It is acceptable to use the known abbreviated form of a long corporate author name.




    World Bank

    Bureau of Meteorology

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

[16] Australian Bureau of Statistics, "Engineering construction activity" (cat. no. 8762.0). Canberra: ABS, 2010. [Online]. Available from AusStats, [Accessed: Oct. 7, 2012].

[17] Telstra, "Our corporate strategy". Melbourne: Telstra, 2017. [Online]. Available from [Accessed: Aug. 15, 2017].

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