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Quick Guide to Referencing: Vancouver examples

A quick referencing guide for Pathways & Learning Support students or anyone interested in common referencing style basics

Vancouver examples

 

When quoting or paraphrasing an author:

Emphasise the author in your citation as in the example below.

                             In her essay, Frankel1 asserts....

Emphasise the information in your citation as in the example below.

                             ... as evidenced by a qualitative study.2

Below is an example image of three different resource types (books, web sources and journal articles). You will reference these in your academic work. 

We have included a pdf so that you can download both the reference list and in-text examples.  The downloaded pdf can be saved or printed.  It may be useful to have it next to you when you are working on your assessments.

Vancouver reference list and in-text referencing

References:

  1. Trickey R. Women, hormones and the menstrual cycle: herbal and medical solutions

from adolescence to menopause [internet]. 2nd ed. Crows Nest, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin; 2003 [cited 2017 October 5]. 668p. Available from https://www.amazon.com.au/

 

  1. Malone LJ, Dolter TO. Basic concepts of chemistry [internet]. 8th ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc; 2010 [cited 2017 October 5]. Available from: http://au.wiley.com/

 

  1. Malone LJ, Dolter TO. Basic concepts of chemistry [internet]. 8th ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc; 2010. Figure 18-5 Steroids Steroids are nonsaponifiable lipids; [cited 2017 October 5]; p. W-48. Available from: http://au.wiley.com/

 

  1. Casey G. Sex hormones and health. Kai Taiki Nursing NZ. 2017 February; 23(1):24-8. Available from: CINAHL Complete.

 

  1. Tortora GJ, Derrickson B. Introduction to the human body [internet]. 10th ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.; 2015 [cited 2017 October 5]. Available from: http://au.wiley.com/

 

  1. Kovacs WJ, Ojeda SR, editors. Textbook of Endocrine Physiology [Internet]. New York, NY: Oxford University Press; 2011. [cited 2017 October 8]. Available from: ProQuest Ebook Central

 

  1. Tortora GJ, Derrickson B. Introduction to the human body [internet]. 10th ed. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.; 2015. Figure 23.12 The female reproductive cycle; [cited 2017 October 5]; p. 531. Available from: http://au.wiley.com/

 

  1. Shoupe, D, editor. Contraception [Internet]. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.; 2011. [cited 2017 October 8]. Available from: ProQuest Ebook Central

 

  1. Chi TT. Curcuma, cyperus and astragalus: herbs for estrogen dominance. Nutritional Perspectives: Journal of the Council on Nutrition of the American Chiropractic Association. 2013 April; 36(2): 33-8. Available from: CINAHL Complete.