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ME 444 Mechanical Engineering Design: Citation Guides

This course guide provides information on a variety of library materials in print or online.

Citation Style Guides

ASME Guidelines

Find how to cite references following ASME guidelines @

ASME requires a "List of References" in research papers. References to original sources for cited material should be listed numerically together at the end of the paper in order of their appearance in the text. You will find examples for journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, and more on the above web page.

VMI Writing Center


215 Carroll Hall

The Writing Center offers online services during the spring 2021 semester.  You can schedule appointments using your VMI username and password.  Please be sure to attach your draft (and assignment sheet if available) to the appointment reservation.

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Sunday: 1500-2200

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