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Citing & writing: Engineering Science information resources


The Library's Student Learning Commons offers a wide range of workshops, consultations, and self-guided instructional tools for both undergraduate and graduate students.

For Graduate Student workshops and services, check out the Library's Graduate Research Commons.


Unless your professor has told you otherwise, the preferred style for citing sources in your assignments is the IEEE style. See any of the following webpages for an overview:

Writing and Research

Literature Reviews in the Applied Sciences

Guides to technical writing

SFU library provides access to hundreds of books on scientific and technical writing. One way to locate writing guides is to try a Subject search in the Library Catalogue. Some good subject headings are:

See also:  Business communication

Sample titles: