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Vancouver Style Guide: eBook

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


Reference: #. Authors Last name Initials. Title [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; Date of Publication/Last updated [cited Year Month Day] Extent. Available from: URL


6. Patrias K, Wendling D, editors. Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007 [cited 2015 March 12]. Available from:


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


Citing in medicine provides extensive guidance on how to cite a wide variety of reference formats.6


Note: Extent refers to length of eBook. This can be page numbers, number of paragraphs, screens or even the number of bytes etc.


Note on URLs: To get a shorter URL, go to the eBook itself and see if a shortened URL is provided. This is sometimes called a citable link or something similar.


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