Citing and referencing: Books

A guide to the styles recommended by Monash schools and departments for students and researchers

IEEE Resources:

Books

Books (Print)

Rule:

[#] A. A. Author, “Title of chapter in the book,” in Title of the Published Book, xth ed. City of Publisher, State (USA only), Country: Abbreviation of Publisher, year, ch. x, sec. x, pp. xxx-xxx.

Example:

[1] B. Hancock, “Using protocol analyzers,” in Advanced Ethernet/802.3 Network Management and Performance, 2nd ed. Boston, MA, USA: Digital Press, 1994, ch. 8, sec. 1, pp. 64-7.

Guidelines:

All references end with a full stop

If the author/s of the book are listed as 'editors', include '(Ed.)' or '(Eds.)' after all of the author/s names:

"[1] B. Hancock (Ed.), ... "

Only include the publisher’s State if the item was published in the USA

If the edition of the item is not listed: place a full stop after the title of the book, and proceed to city of publisher

Provide page numbers if you have quoted specific facts or materials

Check that you are using the standard abbreviations for books

Still unsure? Refer to the IEEE Reference Guide (2018)

 

eBooks (Online)

Rule:

[#] A. A. Author, “Title of chapter in the book,” in Title of Published Book, xth ed. City of Publisher, State (USA only), Country: Abbreviation of Publisher, year, ch. x, sec. x, pp. xxx–xxx. [Online]. Available: URL doi: (if available).

Example:

[2] L. Hanzo, F. C. A. Somerville and J. P. Woodard, “Predictive coding,” in Voice and Audio Compression for Wireless Communications, 2nd ed., Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons, 2007, ch. 2, sec. 1, pp. 24-32. [Online]. Available: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9780470516034 doi: 10.1002/9780470516034.

Guidelines:

All references end with a full stop, unless the reference ends with a URL

If a reference contains both a URL and a DOI, list both (ending with the DOI)

If the author/s of the book are listed as 'editors', include '(Ed.)' or '(Eds.)' after all of the author/s names:

"[1] B. Hancock (Ed.), ... "

Only include the publisher’s State if the item was published in the USA

If the edition of the item is not listed, place a full stop after the title of the book, and proceed to city of publisher

Provide page numbers if you have quoted specific facts or materials

Check that you are using the standard abbreviations for books

Still unsure? Refer to the IEEE Reference Guide (2018)