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Cybersecurity Engineering

Use the resources on this guide to help you do research related to cybersecurity.

Citing & Writing Help

Citation Managers

A citation manager can make your life a lot easier. It helps you organize your references and notes. It can help you format your paper. Zotero is my favorite, but please choose the one that best suits your needs and workflow.

Zotero

Mendeley

Citation Tools or Generators

Writing Help

Literature Review Information

The following articles and e-books provide guidance on preparing your literature review, managing the research and writing process and more. Working remotely? Log in to the library before accessing these articles and books.

APA Citation Style

APA Resources


Help with the IEEE Citation Style

Interpretations of IEEE Citation Style

Source Abbreviations

IEEE Style Basics

A special thanks to Theresa Calcagno, the previous Engineering Librarian, and Pesu Cadmus, the Research & Instruction Support Specialist, for recording these videos.

Part 1, IEEE Paper Format (video, 7:31)

Learn some important formatting requirements for IEEE citation style.

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If your browser is compatible, try the video, IEEE Style Basics: Part 1, IEEE Paper Format, on YouTube.


Part 2, Need for Citation (video, 9:57)

Learn why citations are important and how they are used.

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If your browser is compatible, try the video, IEEE Style Basics: Part 2, Creating Citations, on YouTube.


Part 3, Creating IEEE Citations (video, 8:25)

Learn how to create citations for specific types of resources.

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