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Vancouver referencing style

Vancouver - numbered referencing style

One author

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials (no more than 2 initials with no spaces between initials). Title of book. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.
Reference
  1. Butler SW. Secrets from the black bag. London: The Royal College of General Practitioners; 2005.
In-text The book, “Secrets from the black bag”, by Butler1 shows that...
OR
Butlerpurported ...
EndNote reference type Book

Two to six authors

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials, multiple authors separated by a comma. Title of book. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.
Reference
  1. Cheers B, Darracott R, Lonne B. Social care practice in rural communities. Sydney: The Federation Press; 2007.
In-text ‘... needed to influence policy.’2

OR

Cheers, Darracott and Lonne have highlighted the fact that ‘...'.2
EndNote reference type Book

More than six authors

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials  (no more than 2 initials and no space between initials), Multiple authors separated by a comma. After the 6th author add - "et al." Title of book. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.
Reference
  1. Hofmeyr GJ, Neilson JP, Alfirevic Z, Crowther CA, Gulmezoglu AM, Hodnett ED et al. A Cochrane pocketbook: Pregnancy and childbirth. Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons; 2008.
In-text Hofmeyr3 states that...
EndNote reference type Book

No author

Elements of the citation Title of book. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.

Note: Begin a reference with the title of the book if no person or organization can be identified as the author and no editors or translators are given. Do not use anonymous.
Reference
  1. A guide for women with early breast cancer. Sydney: National Breast Cancer; 2003.
In-text ...do not die from the disease.4
EndNote reference type Book

Multiple works by the same author

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials, Multiple authors separated by a comma. Title of book. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.
Reference
  1. Campbell MA. A is for anxiety: A parent’s guide to managing anxious children. Brisbane: Post Pressed; 2007.
  1. Campbell MA. Anthony the shy alien. Brisbane: Post Pressed; 2006.
In-text The main clinical and research interests of Dr Marilyn Campbell.5,6 are focused on...
[if not previously cited]
EndNote reference type Book

Different editions

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials, multiple authors separated by a comma. Title of book. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.

Note: Include the edition number after the book title for all editions except the first edition. Abbreviate edition to 'ed.'
Reference
  1. Murtagh J. John Murtagh’s General practice. 4th ed. Sydney: McGraw‐Hill Australia; 2007.
In-text What has become known as the “Bible of General Practice”7 in Australia...
EndNote reference type Book

Edited book

Elements the of citation Editor(s) – Family name and initials, editors. Title of book. edition (if not first) - ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.
Reference
  1. Brooks A, Mahoney P, Rowlands B, editors. ABC of tubes, drains, lines and frames. Malden, Mass.: BMJ Books, Blackwell Pub.; 2008.
In-text In all cases, it is important to note the outer diameter of the tube...8
EndNote reference type Edited book

Chapter in an edited book

Elements of the citation Author(s) of chapter - Family name and initials, Title of chapter. In: Editor(s) of book - Family name and initials, editors. Title of book. edition (if not first). Place of publication: Publishe namer; Year of publication. p. [page numbers of chapter].

Note:- multiple authors/editors always separated by commas
Reference
  1. Rowlands TE, Haine LS. Acute limb ischaemia. In: Donnelly R, London NJM, editors. ABC of arterial and venous disease. 2nd ed. West Sussex: Blackwell Publishing; 2009. p. 123-140.
In-text As discussed by Rowlands and Haine9...
EndNote reference type Book section
 

Chapter in a non-edited book

Elements of the citation Author(s) of book – Family name and initials. Title of book. edition (if not first) - ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication. Chapter [chapter number], Chapter title; p. [page numbers of the chapter].
Reference
  1. Speroff L, Fritz MA. Clinical gynaecologic endocrinology and infertility. 7th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2005. Chapter 29, Endometriosis; p.1103‐33.
In-text reference ...due to endometriosis.(10)
EndNote reference type Book

NOTE: In the Year field enter the year followed by the Chapter number, Chapter title and pages - eg. 2005. Chapter 29, Endometriosis; p.1103‐33 (Note: include all the punctuation shown – EndNote will put in the full‐stop after the page numbers)

Chapter from an electronic book

Elements of the citation Author(s) of book – Family name and initials. Title of book [Internet]. # edition. Place of Publication: Publisher Name; Year of Publication. Chapter [chapter number], Chapter title. [cited date - year, month abbreviated, day]. Available from: URL
Reference
  1. Darwin C. On the origin of species by means of natural selection or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life [Internet]. London: John Murray; 1859. Chapter 5, Laws of variation. [cited 2010 Apr 22]. Available from: http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/origin/chapter5.html
In-text Darwin11 believes that the natural selection...
EndNote reference type Electronic book

Year field: enter -  Publication year followed by the Chapter number and Chapter title eg.1859. Chapter 5, Laws of variation. (include all the punctuation shown)

Electronic book from a full text database

Elements of the citation Author(s) of book – Family name and initials. Title of book [Internet]. # edition. [type of medium - eBook].Place of Publication: Publisher Name; Year of Publication [cited date - year, month abbreviated, day]. Available from: [name of database].
Reference
  1. Macdonald S. editor. Maye’s midwifery 14th ed. [eBook]. Edinburgh: Bailliere Tindall; 2011 [cited 2012 Aug 26]. Available from: Ebrary.
In-text Bartlett12 concludes that...
EndNote reference type Electronic book

Type of medium field: enter -  eBook
 
Date accessed field: enter - date the book was cited eg. 2012 Aug 26

URL field: enter - the name of the database e.g. Ebrary.

Book in a series

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials (no more than 2 initials with no spaces between intitials). Title of chapter. In: Editor(s) of book. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher Name; Year of Publication. p. [pages of chapter]. (Series title; vol [volume number]).
Reference
  1. Bennett GL, Horuk R. Iodination of chemokines for use in receptor binding analysis. In: Horuk R, Chemokine receptors. New York (NY): Academic Press; 1997. p. 134‐48. (Methods in Enzymology; vol 288).
In-text The binding of ligand to most seven‐transmembrane (STM) G‐protein‐coupled receptors leads to changes in the coupling of G proteins to the receptor ...(13)
EndNote reference type Book Section

Title of Series = Methods in Enzymology

Pages field: enter  - the pages, series title and volume number in brackets eg. 134‐48. (Methods in Enzymology; vol 288)

Translation of a book

Elements of the citation Author(s) – Family name and initials. Title of book. Name of translator - family name and initials, translator. Edition of book if later than 1st ed. Place of publication: Publisher name; Year of publication.
Reference
  1. Luria AR. The mind of a mnemonist. Solotaroff L, translator.  New York: Avon Books; 1969.
In-text Luria14, discovered that...
EndNote reference type Book

Title field: enter -  Title of book. Name of translator. eg. The mind of the mnemonist. Solotaroff, translator

EndNote will put the full stop at the end of the word - translator