This chapter may be used in the following
This chapter is only used if the end user manual includes
references to other drawings, documents or manuals.
If the manual
only contains references to other publications provided for the same
product – for example a reference from the operator manual to
the installation manual – this chapter is not required.
This chapter can only contain references to publications that the
reader is able to obtain. For example, you can not make a reference
from a operator or reference manual to a maintenance manual unless
you are absolutely certain that this maintenance manual is obtainable
for the reader.
In most cases, this chapter should be avoided.
In an XML publishing system, consider reusing the relevant information
in an appendix instead of placing the external document in a reference
The appearance of the reference list
shall comply to the “best practices” for academic writing.
References to other drawings, documents and manuals describing the
same products are provided in an itemized list with the following
- Six digit registration number (written in brackets)
- Title of document/manual
-  NN10 Installation manual
It is important that the referenced document revision is not identified.
This is necessary to avoid extensive updating requirements whenever
a referenced document is revised.
Relevant information about
the location of the manuals may be included. This can for example
be a link to the website URL from which the document(s) may be downloaded.
References to public documents and manuals are listed alphabetically
by authors’s last name in an itemized list. In case of multiple
authors, use the same order as shown on the book cover.
- Author name (written in bold characters)
- Name of document/book (written in italics)
- Publisher and date
- Location of publisher (city)
- ISBN number
Except after the author’s name, each part of this information
string is separated with a comma. See the example.
- Peters, Mark: Creating references, Publisher 2010,
New York, ISBN 1234 5678