Create a Vancouver book reference

Using this simple referencing tool you can create a Vancouver Book Reference in a couple of clicks.

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Enter the Surname and Initials for each Author of the book

You must enter at least one Author including their first initial

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Enter the full title of the book

You must enter the title of the book you wish to reference

Enter the year the book was published in YYYY format. If you only know the year of Copyright then enter a "c" before the year eg: c2015

Please nter the year of publication in YYYY format or (no date) if the publication date is unknown.

Enter the location (Country or US State) if known. If no location is entered then [no place] will be automatically inserted into the final reference

Enter the details of who published the book if known. If the publisher is unknown then leave the field blank and [no publisher] will be added to the final reference automatically.

Enter the edition number of the book. You can leave this blank if it is 1st / first or if you do not know the edition

Add additional data for ONLINE sources

Click the button below to generate your Vancouver Book Reference and In-line Citation. Don't worry, you can come back and edit the reference if you need to correct or add any information

Example Vancouver References for Printed Material

Example Book Reference

1. Simons NE, Menzies B, Matthews M. A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering. London: Thomas Telford Publishing;2001.

Example In-Text Citation for an Online Book

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Example Vancouver References for Online Material

Example Online Book Reference

1. Simons NE, Menzies B, Matthews M. A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering. [Online] London: Thomas Telford Publishing; 2001. Available from: http://www.myilibrary.com?ID=93941 [Accessed 19 December 2014].

Example In-Text Citation for an Online Book

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