Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) style

Cite A Dictionary entry in Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the Vancouver (superscript, brackets, only year in date) 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 (superscript, brackets, only year in date) 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 [Internet]. Publication TitleYear Published [cited 2013 Oct 10];:Pages Used. Available from: http://Website-Url

Example:

1. Falk G. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Block Grant: A Primer on TANF  financing and federal requirements. 1st ed. Congressional Research Service; 2013. 

In-text citation

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

Template

[1]

Example

Falk goes into incredible detail as to how the TANF program works. However the file is incredibly long and a little difficult to focus on. The PDF is produced by a government research agency, and Falk is a specialist in social policy, adding to the credibility of the information. [1]

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