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IEEE Referencing

Dataset, patent, standard, statistics

  • Abbreviated titles, months and words are used in IEEE. Please see Abbreviations in IEEE basics box for the list of abbreviations and further examples.
  • Dataset: use DOI (Digital Object Identifier) if available.
  • Patent: use the issued date if there are multiple dates.
  • Statistics: Statistics are treated as a report if using a print resource. 
  • Statistics: If constantly updated with no change in title or catalogue number, add after the URL (accessed: Abbreviated Month. Day, Year).

In-text citation:

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Reference list:

Data set with DOI

Format:

[#]  A. A. Author, B. B. Author, and C. C. Author, Abbrev. Month. date year, "Title of Dataset,"  Source, doi:xxx.

Example:

[1]  A. Barnard and G. Opletal, Mar. 29, 2023, "Palladium Nanoparticle Data Set," Canberra: CSIRO, doi: https://doi.org/10.25919/epxd-8p61

Data set with URL

Format:

[#]   A. A. Author, B. B. Author, and C. C. Author, Abbrev. Month. date year, "Title of Dataset," Source. [Online]. Available: URL 

Example:

[1]   Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, Jan. 14, 2024, "Energy Rating Data for Household Appliances: Labelled Products," Canberra, Australia: Australian Government. [Online]. Available: https://data.gov.au/data/dataset/energy-rating-for-household-appliances

In-text citation:

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Reference list:

Format:

[#]   Name of the invention, by inventor’s name. (Year, Month Day). Patent Number [Type of medium]. Available: URL

Example:

[1]   Solar water heating process, by B. Bourke. (2004, Dec. 22). Australia Patent 2004303898 [Online]. Available: http://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat/applicationDetails.do?applicationNo=2004303898

In-text citation:

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Reference list:

Format:

[#]  Title of Standard, Standard number, Corporate author, location, Abbrev. Month. date year. [Online]. Available: URL

Example: 

[1]  Bridge design – Part 1: Scope and general principles, AS 5100.1:2017, Jan. 1, 2017. [Online]. Available: https://www.standards.org.au/standards-catalogue/others/sa/as--5100-dot-1-colon-2017

In-text citation:

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Reference list:

Format:

[#]  A. A. Author, B. B. Author, and C. C. Author, Statistics Title (identification number). Location: Publisher, year. [Online]. Available: URL

Example:

[1]  Australian Bureau of Statistics, Energy Use and Electricity Generation, Australia, 2017-18 (cat. no. 4660.0). Canberra: ABS, 2019. [Online]. Available: http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats

If the example you need isn't here in our guide, have a look at these IEEE resources for further information.