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IEEE Style Guide

Outline of the IEEE citation and reference style

Citing Reports and Technical Reports in IEEE

Reports

Reports (print)

Citation Elements

Author(s) First name or initials. Surname, “Title of report,” Abbrev. Name of Co. or Inst.,  City of Co., Abbrev. State, Rep. number, Year of Publication.

Examples

Report from an educational institution

 
[1] P. Cunningham and B. Smyth, “A comparison of model-based and incremental case-based approaches to electronic fault diagnosis,” Dept. Comput. Sci., Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, Tech. Rep. TCDCS-94-21, 1994.
Report from a research laboratory
[2] T. Kasami, “An efficient recognition and syntax analysis algorithm for context-free languages,” Air Force Cambridge Res. Lab., Bedford, MA, Sci. Rep. AFCRL-65-558, 1965.

 

 

 

 Online report with a URL

Citation Elements

Author(s) First name or initials. Surname, “Title of report,” Abbrev. Name of Co. or Inst.,  City of Co., Abbrev. State, Rep. number, Year of Publication

Example

Report from a research institution

 

 
[3] M. R. Raupach, P. R. Briggs, E. A. King, M. J. Paget, and C. M. Trudinger, “Australian water availability project (AWAP): CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Component: Final Report for Phase 3" CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, CAWCR Tech. Rep. 13, Canberra, Australia, 2009, p. 38. Available: http://www.csiro.au/awap/doc/CTR_013_online_FINAL.pdf

 

Report from USA where the Country is omitted 

[4] C.L. Palmer, L. C. Teffeau,  and C. M. Pirmann, “Scholarly information practices in the online environment: Themes from the literature and implications for library service development" OCLC Research, Dublin, Ohio, 2009,  Available:www.oclc.org/programs/publications/reports/2009-02.pdf

 

Country not required for this report, as the convention requires only city and state but not country if from USA.

 

 

Technical Reports

Citation Elements

Author(s) First name initials. Surname, “Title of technical report,” Name of Company or Institution,  Location of Institution, Report Number, Year of Publication.

Example

[5] K. E. Elliott and C. M. Greene, “A local adaptive protocol,” Argonne National Laboratory,  Argonne,  France,  Tech. Report. 916-1010-BB, 7 Apr. 2007.