Guide: How to cite a Journal in Vancouver style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in Vancouver style

Cite A Journal in Vancouver style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the Vancouver 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Vancouver style.

Reference list

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


1. Author Surname Author Initial. Title. Publication Title [Internet]. Year Published [cited Date Accessed];Volume number(Issue number):Pages Used. Available from: http://Website URL


1. Syrett S, Sepulveda L. Urban governance and economic development in the diverse city. European Urban and Regional Studies [Internet]. 2012 [cited 1 September 2014];19(3):238-253. Available from:

In-text citation

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




The governance of urban economic development activity itself presents particular chal- lenges, given that such activity routinely cuts across boundaries between the state, business and civil soci- ety and requires effective inter-agency cooperation (Skelcher et al., 2008) (1)

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