SAGE - Vancouver Referencing Guide
(updated Feb 2023)


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How to do citations in SAGE - Vancouver style?

This is the Citationsy guide to SAGE - Vancouver citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in SAGE - Vancouver.

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How do you cite a book in the SAGE - Vancouver referencing style? (2023 Guide)

A book citation in SAGE - Vancouver 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 SAGE - Vancouver using placeholders:
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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:
SAGE - Vancouver citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in SAGE - Vancouver looks like this: 1


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How to reference a journal article in the SAGE - Vancouver citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in SAGE - Vancouver format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in SAGE - Vancouver

Here’s a SAGE - Vancouver journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000; Volume: pages Used.
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 SAGE - Vancouver:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007; 18: 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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How to cite a website in a paper in SAGE - Vancouver style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in SAGE - Vancouver is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an SAGE - Vancouver example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title, https://www.example.com (2000, accessed February 2, 2023).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (2008, accessed February 2, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video SAGE - Vancouver in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in SAGE - Vancouver

Here’s a SAGE - Vancouver citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (2000, accessed February 2, 2023).
So how to cite a video SAGE - Vancouver?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (2015, accessed February 2, 2023).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using SAGE - Vancouver referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in SAGE - Vancouver

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in SAGE - Vancouver.
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Lastname F. Title, http://www.example.com (2000, accessed February 2, 2023).
Podcast referencing example in SAGE - Vancouver using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women, https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women (2018, accessed February 2, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using SAGE - Vancouver referencing style?

Have you found a song you would like to cite and include in your essay? Here’s how to cite a song in SAGE - Vancouver

An example song citation in SAGE - Vancouver.
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Lastname F. Song Title, http://www.example.com (2000, accessed February 2, 2023).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in SAGE - Vancouver:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun, https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 (1969, accessed February 2, 2023).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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