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Referencing:  Vancouver Style

Guide to referencing styles for students and researchers

Vancouver overview

Vancouver overview


The referencing style most commonly used in medicine is the Vancouver Style.  Vancouver, is a "numbered" style, and follows the rules established by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.  It is also known as the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals.

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) style guide for authors, editors, and publishers is Citing Medicine, 2nd edition.


Need to find the abbreviation for a journal title to use with Vancouver?

‚ÄčSearch for the journal title (or ISSN) using the NLM catalogue, and use the NLM Title Abbreviation.

Vancouver Style

UON Vancouver style guide

For more information on the Vancouver Style please use the following links:


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