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Engineering / Computer Science

Guide to selected resources in engineering and computer science.

Avoiding Plagiarism

Style Guide Books in the Library

Writing and Citations for Publication or Reports

When writing for a target journal, conference, or publishing house, find out what their style guidelines are for content, format, and how to cite.  For instance, see these examples:  

IEEE: https://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/pubs_submit_manuscript.html

TRB: http://www.trb.org/annualmeeting/ampaperauthorresource.aspx

ASCE: http://ascelibrary.org/doi/book/10.1061/9780784479018

Consider using a citation management tool to organize your sources and generate draft in-text citations and works cited/ bibliography lists for your papers.  See the information at the bottom of this page for several citation management tools.

Writing and Citations for a Thesis or Dissertation

Consider using a citation management tool to organize your sources and generate draft in-text citations and works cited/ bibliography lists for your papers.  See the information at the bottom of this page for several citation management tools.

If you would like help applying the style format requirements, please don't hesitate to ask the libraries for assistance.  We can recommend online resources and tools, style guide books, and help to get you started on your assignment citations. http://ask.library.unlv.edu/

Writing and Citations for a Course Assignment

Check the assignment description and course syllabus for what style your instructor requires you to use.  If you don't find the information, ask.  

If you would like help applying the style format requirements, please don't hesitate to ask the libraries for assistance.  We can recommend online resources and tools, style guide books, and help to get you started on your assignment citations. http://ask.library.unlv.edu/

Consider using a citation management tool to organize your sources and generate draft in-text citations and works cited/ bibliography lists for your papers.  See the information at the bottom of this page for several citation management tools.

Citation Management Tools

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