Three System Types for CSE StyleCheck with your instructor to verify which system to use for your project.
Citation-sequence (CS) system which lists sources in the reference list according to the order in which they appear in the document Citation-Name (CN) system which uses numbers within the text to refer to the end references which are listed alphabetically by author and then by title. Name-year (NY) system which includes the author of the source in the text and the date is given in parentheses.
Move your mouse over the different parts of the citation to see what they represent:
CSE Formatting ResourcesFor a comprehensive overview of CSE paper and source citation format, we recommend you use these style guide websites:
- CSE Quick Guide, 8th ed. (CSE Manual)
- CSE Citation Quick Guide (Washington State)
Citation & Writing Help
Vermont Tech students can get writing help through the Center for Academic Success. CCV students can get help with citation and paper writing through Tutor.com – On-Demand Tutoring (within your Canvas courses) or at local Learning & Career Centers.