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Vancouver Referencing Style:  Conference papers

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General Rules and Examples

Conference papers

 

General rules:

The exact format of references to conference papers is dependent upon whether the conference paper is published or unpublished, if it has a DOI, and how it is available (on the internet, or in print). A paper included in the published conference proceedings is treated like a chapter in a book. If published in a journal, it is treated as a journal article.

For a conference paper located online, add the DOI if available, or the URL at the end of the reference.

Conference papers - unpublished

 

The following is the general format of a reference to an unpublished freestanding conference paper and a poster session. Include the DOI if available, or a URL for a conference paper/poster session located online. 

See the general rules for conference papers for more details. 

 

Reference list entry: format and example

 

Citation No. Author. Title: subtitle. Paper/Poster session presented at: Conference Name; Date; Location. DOI or URL.

 

1.           Patrias K. Computer-compatible writing and editing. Paper presented at: Interacting with the digital environment: modern scientific publishing. 46th Annual Meeting of the Council of Science Editors; 2003 May 3-6; Pittsburgh, PA.

2.           Rao RM, Lord GM, Choe H, Lichtman AH, Luscinskas FW, Glimcher LH. The transcription T-bet is required for optimal proinflammatory trafficking of CD4+ T cells. Poster session presented at: 25th European Workshop for Rheumatology Research; 2005 Feb 24-27; Glasgow, UK.

 

Conference papers - published

 

A paper included in the published conference proceedings is treated like a chapter in a book. If published in a journal, it is treated as a journal article.

The following is the general format of a reference to a conference paper in a published conference proceedings

See the general rules for conference papers for more details. 

 

Reference list entry: format and example

 

Citation No. Author of paper. Title of paper. In: Editor of proceedings, editors. Title of proceedings covering Conference Name; Date; Location. Place of publication: Publisher; Date of publication. Page range of paper. 

 

1.           Anderson JC. Current status of chorion villus biopsy. In: Tudenhope D, Chenoweth J, editors. Proceedings of the 4th Congress of the Australian Perinatal Society; 1986. Brisbane, Queensland: Australian Perinatal Society; 1987. p. 190-6.

2.           Rice AS, Farquhar-Smith WP, Bridges D, Brooks JW. Canabinoids and pain. In: Dostorovsky JO, Carr DB, Koltzenburg M, editors. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Pain; 2002 Aug 17-22; San Diego, CA. Seattle (WA): IASP Press; c2003. p. 437-68.

 

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