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Engineering 100W

A guide to library resources for Engineering 100W students

Cite Journal Article

In ENGR 100W, your assignments will require you to use and cite journal articles, among other resources. You can refer to the following APA-style article citation when creating your reference list:

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Journal, volume number(issue number), pages. doi:

APA Style Journal Article Citation

APA Style Guides

APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. These resources refer to the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association:

IEEE Style Guides

The Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional organization which covers many fields of engineering. IEEE has produced its own style for formatting and citing articles. Although ENGR 100W uses APA style, it's important to be familiar with IEEE style because it is commonly used in engineering publications.


RefWorks Logo

Available to SJSU students, staff and faculty, RefWorks is a tool that can help you manage your book and article citations. It also automates the creation of References and Works Cited pages in the citation style of your choice — APA, MLA, Chicago, and more.

To use RefWorks, click the "Create account" link on the sign-in page. You will need your SJSU email address to start the process.