Vancouver Examples - Books - Thesis/dissertation

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Author AA. Title [dissertation/master's thesis]. Place of publication: Publisher; Year. # p.


[25] Schwarz G. Multiwavelength analysis of classical carbon-oxygen novae [dissertation]. [Tucson (AZ)]: Arizona State University; 2000. 232 p.



Author AA. Title of thesis [dissertation/master's thesis on the Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; Year. [cited Year Month Day]. # p. Available from:


[19] Brown AL. Investigation of the relationship between BMI and prostate motion in radiation therapy treatment for prostate cancer [master's thesis on the Internet]. [Brisbane (AU)]: Queensland University of Technology; 2015. [cited 2017 Apr 11]. 120 p. Available from:


For a PhD put dissertation, and for a master's degree put master's thesis in square brackets following the title.

The publisher is the university or other institution granting the degree.

The place of publication is the city in which the granting institution is located. See the Publication details button for more information.

In cases where the place of publication is not stated, source the location via alternative methods e.g. location of University, and place this in square brackets.