Vancouver Examples - Books - Ebook

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Reference List


Author AA, Author BB. Title [Internet]. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher; Year [cited Year Month Day]. Number of pages p. Available from: doi: http://xxxxxx.xx.xx

Example - without edition statement

[7] Wiart, C. Lead Compounds from Medicinal Plants for the Treatment of Cancer [Internet]. St. Louis (MO): Elsevier Science; 2014 [cited 2016 Jun 16]. 429 p. Available from:

Example - with edition statement

[3] Fertman CI, Allensworth DD, Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). Health Promotion Programs: From Theory to Practice [Internet]. 2nd ed. Newark (NJ): John Wiley & Sons; 2016 [cited 2017 Mar 20]. 499 p. Available from:

Example - with DOI

[16] Schiraldi GR. Post-traumatic stress disorder sourcebook: a guide to healing, recovery, and growth [Internet]. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2000 [cited 2006 Nov 6]. 446 p. Available from: doi: 10.1036/0737302658


For first editions, omit all edition information.

When number of pages is not provided, calculate it using the best means possible in terms of print pages, screens or paragraphs, and include this information in square brackets after the cited date, e.g. [about 6 screens] / [about 23 p.] / [7 paragraphs].

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When both a URL and DOI are available, include both in the reference (as per "with DOI" example above).