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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science: Writing

General guide to resources for electrical engineering and computer science.

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LaTeX

LaTeX is a typesetting markup language that transforms a plain text file into a formatted document based of various commands included in the file. The source file for the document has a file extension of .tex.

To automatically generate and format a bibliography in a LaTeX document, use the bibliographic tool BibTeX. The BibTex bibliography file has the extension of .bib and is separated from the LaTeX source file. However, rather than having to edit your BibTeX bibliographic entries manually, you can manage your references with RefWorks and then export references in BibTeX format.

Books for Engineering & Technical Writing

Recommended books to assist in technical writing and presentations. The lists includes books about creating articles, presentations, thesis, and many other forms of communication. For more books like this try subject headings, such as: communication in engineering, communication in science, communication of technical information, public speaking, specification writing, and technical writing.

General Writing Guidelines for Engineers

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