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Computer Science

Welcome to your guide to Computer Science research resources.

Referencing styles

APA Referencing Style

Use APA Referencing unless you have been instructed to use another style.

Referencing standards: When referencing standards using EndNote use the Report reference type and add the standard number to the Report number field.

Getting started with referencing - video

IEEE Referencing Style

The IEEE citation style for electrical, electronic and computing publications. 

The IEEE Guide to Writing in the Engineering and Technical Fields, by David Kmiec, Bernadette Longo, and Bernadette Longo. IEEE, 2017

Harvard Referencing Style

Harvard Referencing at AUT

Harvard Referencing Style - University of Auckland guide
Harvard guide - Monash University

ACM Referencing Style

LaTeX formatting

Alternatively use LaTeX with a BibTeX file for references.  See the LaTeX guide.

RMIT's Easy Cite referencing tool provides a quick format guide for IEEE, APA 7th ed., RMIT Harvard, Vancouver and Chicago referencing styles.

Referencing software

You need to be familiar with the referencing style you are using. References from databases do not always export correctly.  Check the format against the Referencing Guide and correct the record in the software to get the correct output.

LaTeX

TeX resources on the web 

About LaTeX (Wikipedia)

LaTeX search from Springer, lets you search through over 8,223,138 LaTeX code snippets to find the equation you need.

Books available in the Library:

  • Kottwitz, S. (2011). LaTeX beginner's guide. Birmingham, UK: Packt.  eBook
  • Kopka, H., & Daly, P. W. (2004). Guide to LATEX. Boston: Addison-Wesley.  Call Num: 686.22544536 KOP - Check Library shelves.
  • Dongen, M. R. C. v., & Books24x7, I. (2012). LATEX and friends. Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg.  eBook
  • Gratzer, G. (2014). Practical LaTeX. Heidelberg: Springer.  eBook

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