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Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

Find suggested resources to use for research in electrical, computer and telecommunication engineering.

IEEE Style Basics

Need some help with your IEEE paper and Citations?  Take a look at this video series and learn how easy it is to do!

Citations Made Easy with Zotero


Use Zotero to generate accurate citations and quick bibliographies. Get started with the printable guide, or try these video tutorials:

Do you need a specialized citation style beyond APA, Chicago, or MLA? Check out Zotero's Style Repository for specialized formats.

The Libraries provide workshops to get you started using Zotero. Check the workshop calendar for times and locations.

Not a fan of Zotero? Check out the Purdue Online Writing Lab for assistance with citing APA, MLA and Chicago.

Writing Help

Mason Resources

Mason Writing Center logo

The Mason Writing Center has a variety of resources to help students with their writing:

  • Make an appointment with a writing tutor who can help you improve your writing. 
  • Check their writing resources page for help writing papers and essays, editing and revising your writing, grammar, etc. 
  • Look under the heading "Research-based Writing" to download  A Guide to Annotated Bibliographies

Improve Your Technical Writing

Science and Technical Writing:  A manual of style

This ebook is designed to help students improve their technical writing.  Get information and advice you can use to improve your final paper.  There are chapters on audience, types of technical documents, grammar, punctuation and other formatting and style issues.

The following resources can help you write the literature review for your paper or thesis.