Vancouver (superscript) Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Vancouver (superscript) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Vancouver (superscript) 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 Vancouver (superscript).

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How do you cite a book in the Vancouver (superscript) referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Vancouver (superscript)

Here’s an example book citation in Vancouver (superscript) 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 (superscript) 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 (superscript) looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the Vancouver (superscript) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Vancouver (superscript) format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Vancouver (superscript)? Here’s how

Here’s a Vancouver (superscript) journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2022Sep.27];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 (superscript):
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007Jan.1 [cited 2022Sep.27];18(1):161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in Vancouver (superscript) style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Vancouver (superscript)? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Vancouver (superscript) example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: https://www.example.com
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 [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Vancouver (superscript) in 2022

Are you wondering if it’s ok to reference a YouTube video in a research paper? Here’s how to cite it in Vancouver (superscript)

Here’s a Vancouver (superscript) citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Vancouver (superscript)?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Vancouver (superscript) referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Vancouver (superscript), this is what you’ll need

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 Vancouver (superscript).
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Vancouver (superscript) using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Vancouver (superscript) referencing style?

Many people think that referencing songs or lyrics to songs isn’t common practise. That’s why we’re here to make it as simple and easy for you to reference a song in Vancouver (superscript). This is all you need

An example song citation in Vancouver (superscript).
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Vancouver (superscript):
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022Sep.27]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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