Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2024)


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How to do citations in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) style?

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How do you cite a book in the Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) referencing style? (2024 Guide)

A book citation in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) using placeholders:
Last Name FN. Title. Edition. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) citation:
Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)


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How to reference a journal article in the Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) format?

Have you come across a research paper or journal article you would like to cite in your own research? Here’s how to do it in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date)

Here’s a Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Elsevier - Vancouver (author-date):