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Vancouver Style Guide: Websites

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

Website or page on a website

Reference: #. Author(s). Webpage title [Internet]. Location: Publisher; Year of publication [updated Year Month Day; cited Year Month Day]. Available from: URL​

Example:

12. American Medical Association. Medical leaders urge collection of demographic information as a step toward ending health care disparities [Internet]. Chicago: American Medical Association; 2011[updated 2011 April 28; cited 2011 May 4th]. Available from: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/news/news/medical-leaders-urge-collection-demographic.page  ​

In-Text-Citation:

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

Example:

Measurement and gathering of economic, geographical, age profiles, and educational data of health service users can all help end inequality in health outcomes.12

Note: If no date of publication is available, use (undated) or (no date) instead of the date. This shows you have not just forgotten to include the date.

 

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