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Vancouver Referencing Style:  About Vancouver

UON Library guide to Vancouver Style for UON students

Vancouver

 

The Vancouver referencing style is widely used in the medical sciences. It is a numbered style that uses citation numbers in the text (in-text citations) leading to the relevant numbered entries in the reference list that appears at the end of the work. 

This guide, based on the 2nd edition of the Citing Medicine style guide, provides general rules, instructions and examples for citing a range of sources such as journal articles, books & book chapters, research reports, government documents, conference papers, theses, course materials, AV materials, and more web resources.

For details, follow the links under How to reference at the left of this page or use the site index there.

 

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Disclaimer

 

Please Note:

This guide is based on Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. It provides general guidelines only. Students should always check their Course Outline for any variations required or consult their lecturer.

 

Download our print-friendly quick PDF guide to Vancouver below.

As this is a quick reference guide, a number of resources detailed in the full online guide have not been included. Please refer back to the online guide here if you are unable to find examples of your required references.

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