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IEEE Style: Abbreviations

A guide to IEEE referencing style for Murdoch University students and staff

Standard IEEE Abbreviations

Standard abbreviations may be used in your citations.

A list of appropriate abbreviations can be found below:

Ed./Eds. editor/editors
ed. edition
et al. and others
no. number
p./pp. page/pages
para. paragraph
pt. part
rev. revised
suppl. supplement
Vol. Volume (book)
vol. volume (journal)

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Place Names

Well known cities may be cited without any additional information.

The names of US states and territories are abbreviated in the reference list; use the official two-letter U.S. Postal Service abbreviations.

Include country names for less well known towns and cities located outside of the USA.

The names of Australian states may be abbreviated using standard Australia Post abbreviations.

Some examples:

New York: IEEE Computer Society

Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons

Newbury Park, CA: Sage

London: Taylor & Francis

Clevedon, UK: Channel View Publications

Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia

Pretoria, South Africa: Unisa