How to cite a Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date)

Use this template to cite a Journal Article in the Vancouver (author-date) citation style.


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Citation Guide: Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date)
Reference a Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date)

How do you cite a Journal Article in the Vancouver (author-date) referencing style?

Here’s an example Journal Article citation in Vancouver (author-date) using placeholders.
Template:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2021May17];Volume(Issue):pages Used. Available from: URL
So if we want to cite, for example, this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann we’d do so like this:

Vancouver (author-date) Journal Article citation:
Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007Jan.1 [cited 2021May17];18(1):161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
Citing websites and links in Vancouver (author-date) is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation Journal Article reference in Vancouver (author-date) looks like this:
(Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

Frequently Asked Questions — Vancouver (author-date) Journal Article Referencing

How do I cite a Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date)?

You can very easily reference a Journal Article in the “Vancouver (author-date)” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Journal Article?

Yes — Use a Vancouver (author-date) reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date)?

The Vancouver (author-date) reference for a Journal Article is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date)?

An in-text reference for a Journal Article in Vancouver (author-date) is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname and Author3 Lastname 2000)
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