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Vancouver Style Guide: Datasets

This guide explains how to use the Vancouver Style. It includes a short interactive tutorial.


Reference: #. Author Last name Initials. Title [medium type]. Host institution name: Physical location; Year of publication [cited Year Month Day]. Available from: Identifier



24. Institute for Social and Economic Research. Understanding Society: Wave 1, 2009-2010 [data file]. University of Essex: Colchester, Essex; 2011. [cited 2013 May 29]. Available from: DOI:




Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.



The WAVE data showed that a key factor in whether a mother returned to worked was the age of her youngest child.24


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