What is IEEE Style?

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What is IEEE Style?

‘IEEE’ is an abbreviation used to denote the international citation style and the organisation responsible for its development – the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

As of today, IEEE Style is one of the most widely used referencing styles in sectors of science such as electronics, electrical engineering, information technology, and other technical domains (learn more about how different citation styles are applied in different science sectors here).

IEEE Style has several characteristic features: numerated list of references, numerical in-text citations, inclusion of authors’ initials before their last names, etc.

At the same time, it should be noted that IEEE Style offers very few explicit rules, instead providing examples of bibliographic references to different types of sources.

How to generate IEEE references automatically?

The online service Grafiati allows generating references to different source types (webpages, journal articles, theses or dissertations, etc.) automatically in compliance with the requirements of IEEE Style. The service is being developed with maximum attention to detail and with due consideration for the recommendations of major national and international institutions.

Moreover, using our website, you can reference contemporary sources such as online videos or social media posts in IEEE Style.

All the IEEE references in your bibliography can be easily converted into any other available citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard, ISO 690, Vancouver, and so on).

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