Guide: How to cite a Book in Vancouver (brackets, only year in date, no issue numbers) style

Guide: How to cite a Book in Vancouver (brackets, only year in date, no issue numbers) style

Cite A Book in Vancouver (brackets, only year in date, no issue numbers) style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the Vancouver (brackets, only year in date, no issue numbers) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Vancouver (brackets, only year in date, no issue numbers) style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

1. Author Surname Author Initial. Title. City: Publisher; Year Published. 

Example:

1. International Business Times UK. Primark sees sales and profits up [Internet]. 2015 [cited 2015 May 1];Available from: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/primark-sees-sales-profits-1497577

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

[1]

Example

Primark reported a 12% rise total sales in the six months to February, while operating profits were boosted by 8% in the same period. [1]

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