IEEE Pulse Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in IEEE Pulse style?

This is the Citationsy guide to IEEE Pulse citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in IEEE Pulse.

cite IEEE Pulse  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the IEEE Pulse referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Are you writing a research paper and want to include the works you found in a book? Here’s a simple guide to do it in IEEE Pulse:

Here’s an example book citation in IEEE Pulse using placeholders:
[1]
F. N. Last Name, Title, Edition. City: Publisher, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
IEEE Pulse citation:
[1]
M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in IEEE Pulse looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the IEEE Pulse citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in IEEE Pulse format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the IEEE Pulse citation format.

Here’s a IEEE Pulse journal citation example using placeholders:
[1]
Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., “Title”, Container, vol. Volume, no. Issue, p. pages Used, Jan. 2000, doi: DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in IEEE Pulse:
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C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?”, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 161-172, Jan. 2007, doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in IEEE Pulse style?

You probably find a lot of useful information on websites while browsing the web. Here’s a simple guide on how to cite any website in IEEE Pulse

Here’s an IEEE Pulse example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., “Title”, 01-Jan.-2000. [Online]. Available: https://www.example.com. [Accessed: 25-Sep.-2022].
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, 05-Nov.-2008. [Online]. Available: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. [Accessed: 25-Sep.-2022].
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video IEEE Pulse in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in IEEE Pulse

Here’s a IEEE Pulse citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, “Title”, YouTube, 01-Jan.-2000. [Online]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. [Accessed: 25-Sep.-2022].
So how to cite a video IEEE Pulse?
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Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”, YouTube, 03-Jun.-2015. [Online]. Available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. [Accessed: 25-Sep.-2022].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using IEEE Pulse referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in IEEE Pulse, here’s how

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in IEEE Pulse.
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F. Lastname, “Title”. Publisher, 01-Jan.-2000.
Podcast referencing example in IEEE Pulse using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, “640: Five Women”. WBEZ Radio, 02-Mar.-2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using IEEE Pulse referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in IEEE Pulse

An example song citation in IEEE Pulse.
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F. Lastname, Song Title. 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in IEEE Pulse:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun. 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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