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IEEE Style: Internet Documents

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


Cite documents published on the internet according to the specific guidelines for the type of document. More specific information is available for E-books and E-journals.

Government reports and company annual reports are examples of documents that may be published on the internet.

Please note: If no author or editor is given and the document is not a part, article or chapter, then citation is by title.


Standard format for citation

[#] A. Author, "Document title," Webpage name, Source/production information, Date of internet publication. [Format]. Available: internet address. [Accessed: Date of access].












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Electronic document 
[1] European Telecommunications Standards Institute, “Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB): Implementation guidelines for DVB terrestrial services; transmission aspects,” European Telecommunications Standards Institute, ETSI TR-101-190, 1997. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: Aug. 17, 1998].

Electronic document: no author
[2] “A ‘layman’s’ explanation of Ultra Narrow Band technology,” Oct. 3, 2003. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: Dec. 3, 2003].

Government publication: Australian Bureau of Statistics document
[3] Australian Bureau of Statistics, Engineering Construction Activity (cat. no. 8762.0). Canberra: ABS, 2010. [Online]. Available from AusStats, [Accessed: Sept. 7, 2010].

Government publication: Government department
[4] Australia. Department of of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Survey on Changes in Awareness and Understanding of Science, Engineering and Technology: Report on findings. Canberra: The Department; 2008. [Online]. Available:
.pdf. [Accessed: Sept. 7, 2010].

Personal Internet site
[5] G. Sussman, "Home page - Dr. Gerald Sussman," July 2002. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: Sept. 12, 2004].

General Internet site
[6] J. Geralds, "Sega Ends Production of Dreamcast,", para. 2, Jan. 31, 2001. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: Sept. 12, 2004].

Blog entry
[7] J. A. Specavek, "Fracking and the Stresses it Adds to Railroads," It's the Rheo Thing, May 18, 2015. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: Jun. 9, 2015].