Citing & writing for Engineers

Citing References


The preferred style for citing sources in electrical engineering is the IEEE style. See any of the following webpages for an overview:


The preferred style for citing sources in mechanical engineering is the ASME style.

Other Style Guides: APA, Chicago, MLA

Citation Management (Zotero)

Citation Management Software and Tools

Writing and Research

NEW: Best Engineering Paper winners (McGill University, Communication in Engineering course)

Literature Reviews in the Applied Sciences

Selected books on technical writing:

Writing Support

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Last revised: 2024-05-22