Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") Referencing Guide
(updated Jun 2024)


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How to do citations in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") style?

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How do you cite a book in the Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") referencing style? (2024 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.")

Here’s an example book citation in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. 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:
Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") 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 Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") looks like this: [1]


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How to reference a journal article in the Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") citation format.

Here’s a Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2024Jun.22];Volume(Issue):pages Used. Available from: URL
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 Vancouver (brackets, no "et al."):