Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in IEEE style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in IEEE style

Cite A Dictionary entry in IEEE style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the IEEE citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the IEEE style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

[1]Author Initial.  Author Surname, 'Title', Publication Title. Publisher, City, p. Pages Used, Year Published.

Example:

[1]2014.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

[1]

Example

noun
1.
a business philosophy or system that is based on making positive changes on a regular basis, as to improve productivity.
2.
an approach to one’s personal or social life that focuses on continuous improvement. [1]

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