Technical report writing

This guide supports students in the faculties of Engineering and Science, but may be of interest to all students engaged in communicating technical information.

The ability to communicate technical information is an important skill that students need both for their university study and for their careers as effective professionals.

Faculty of Engineering

School of Biological Sciences

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Study skills



Reference styles used for Engineering

Common reference styles for engineering at the University of Auckland:

LaTeX and BibTeX web resources


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  • Quick©ite
    Use this interactive tool to view examples of references.
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Last updated : 19 April 2021
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