Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) 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, brackets, only year in date).

cite Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date)  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) referencing style? (2022 Guide)

There are two places to get the information you need for a book citation: the title page, and the reverse side of the title page. Here’s how to cite it in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date).

Here’s an example book citation in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) 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:
Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) 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, brackets, only year in date) looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) citation format.

Here’s a Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet] 2000 [cited 2022 May 29];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, brackets, only year in date):
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet] 2007 [cited 2022 May 29];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, brackets, only year in date) style?

Although not all open web content is appropriate as scholarly evidence, you might find yourself wanting to reference a web page in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date). Here’s a quick and simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 29];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]. 2008 [cited 2022 May 29];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, brackets, only year in date) in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date), all you need it the following

Here’s a Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube2000 [cited 2022 May 29];Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date)?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube2015 [cited 2022 May 29];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, brackets, only year in date) referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date), 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, brackets, only year in date).
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 29];Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2022 May 29];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, brackets, only year in date) referencing style?

Are you into rock, pop, heavy metal, hip hop, jazz, electronic, or classical music and would like to cite or reference one of your favourite songs? Here’s how to do it in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date)

An example song citation in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date).
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. 2000 [cited 2022 May 29]. 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, brackets, only year in date):
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. 1969 [cited 2022 May 29]. 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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