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Zotero  IEEE: Zotero Examples


Blog Post

IEEE blog post

Book Chapter in Edited Book > One author, two editors

APA book chapter in edited book 

Book Chapter in Edited Book > Three authors, one editor > From the introduction, forward, preface, etc.

Reference Entry

IEEE edited book with three authors reference

IEEE edited book with three authors

Electronic Book > DOI or URL

IEEE electronic book with DOI

Electronic Book > From book provider (Kindle)

Book electronic Kindle

Electronic Book > From library database

IEEE electronic book from library database

Book > Print > One author

APA print book one author

Book > Print > Two authors, with edition number

 IEEE print book with edition number

Book > Print > Three authors

IEEE print book with three authors

Book in a Series

IEEE book in a series

Book Volume

IEEE book volume

Class Notes / Lecture > Published (online) > Class Notes

IEEE class notes published 

Class Notes / Lecture > Published (online) > Lecture

IEEE published lecture 

Class Notes / Lecture > Unpublished

IEEE unpublished class notes 

Presentation or Workshop

IEEE presentation 

Computer Program / Software

IEEE computer program

Conference Proceedings (online)

IEEE conference proceedings online 

Conference Proceedings (print)

IEEE conference proceeding print 

Conference Paper Presented at Conference > Unpublished

Reference Entry

IEEE conference paper reference

IEEE conference paper unpublished

Data Set > Published

IEEE data set published

Database > Published

Reference Entry

 IEEE database published

Dictionary / Encyclopedia

Reference Entry

IEEE dictionary 

Fact Sheet

IEEE fact sheet 


IEEE directive


 IEEE doctrine

Field Manual / Military Regulation

Government Report > CRS Report


Government Report > GAO Report

IEEE GAO report 

Government Report > Strategy Document / Other Government Report



IEEE instruction


IEEE memorandum

Handbook > Online

IEEE handbook online

Handbook > Print

APA handbook print 

Journal Article > Online > DOI

IEEE journal online with DOI 

Journal Article > Online > From library database

IEEE journal article online from library database

Journal Article > Print

IEEE journal article print

Legal > Legislative Document

IEEE legal legislative document 

Legal > Public Law > Published in the U.S. Code

IEEE public law in US Code 

Legal > Public Law > Published in the U.S. Statutes at Large

IEEE public law in US Statutes at Large 

Multimedia > Video

Reference Entry

IEEE multimedia video



Reference Entry

IEEE map 

Newspaper Article > Online

Newspaper Article > Print

IEEE newspaper article print 




Personal Communication > Email, Interview, Private Communication

IEEE personal comm interview 

Report > Research Report / Think Tank Report / White Paper

IEEE research report 

Report > Technical Report > Author given (online)

IEEE tech report author given online 

Report > Technical Report > Organization as author (online)

IEEE tech report organization as author online

Report > Technical Report > Author given (print)

IEEE tech report author given print 


IEEE standard 

Thesis / Dissertation > Dissertation > Print

IEEE dissertation print

Thesis / Dissertation > Thesis from institutional archive

IEEE thesis from institutional archive

Unpublished Work > Accepted for publication

IEEE unpublished work accepted for publication 

Website / Webpage > Author and date given

IEEE website author and date given

Website / Webpage > Organization as author

IEEE website organization as author

Website > Organization as author > no date given

Reference Entry

IEEE website organization as author no date

Website > Janes Example


Reference Entry

IEEE wikipedia 

Working Paper / Occasional Paper

IEEE working paper