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Vancouver examples

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The example shows you how to write references in-text and in a reference list. It also shows you which kind of reference to choose when using EndNote.

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Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Book title. Edition - if available. Place: Publisher; Year.

In a reference list

Dybvig DD, Dybvig M. Det tenkende mennesket. Filosofi- og vitenskapshistorie med vitenskapsteori. 2nd ed. Trondheim: Tapir akademisk forlag; 2003.

In text

 (1, p. 50)

In EndNote

Add as “Book”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Edition – if applicable.

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Book title [Internet]. Place: Publisher; Year [cited date]. Available from: http:// . . .

In a reference list

Bick J. 101 thing you need to know about Internet law [Internet]. New York: Three Rivers Press; 2000 [cited 2004 Mar 30]. Available from: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/ntnu/ 

In text

 (2)

In EndNote

Add as “Electronic Book”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Type of Medium, Place Published, Publisher, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL.

Structure/template

Surname author Initial(s). Title of the chapter. In: Surname editor Initial(s), editor. Book title. Edition. Place: Publisher; Year. Pages.

In a reference list

Beizer JL, Timiras ML. Pharmacology and drug management in the elderly. In: Timiras PS, editor. Physiological basis of aging and geriatrics. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 1994. p. 279-84.

In text

(3)

In EndNote

Add as “Book Section”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Editor (use “enter” between each editor if more than one), Book title, Place Published, Publisher, Pages, Edition – if applicable.

Structure/template

Surname editor Initial(s), editor. Book title. Edition – if available. Place: Publisher; Year.

In a reference list

Fermann G, editor. International politics of climate change: key issues and critical actors. Oslo: Scandinavian University Press; 1997.

In text

(4)

In EndNote

Add as “Edited Book”.

Fill out the fields: Editor (use “enter” between each editor if more than one), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Edition – if applicable.

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Article title. Title of journal with standard abbreviation. Date of publication;Volume(number):Pages.

In a reference list

Kwan I, Mapstone J. Visibility aids for pedestrians and cyclists: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Accid Anal Prev. 2004;36(3):305-12.

In text

(5)

In EndNote

Article from a printed journal: Add as “Journal Article”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Journal, Volume, Issue, Pages.

Article retrieved from the Internet: Add as “Electronic Article”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Periodical Title, Volume, Issue, Pages, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL.

Structure/template

Surname author Initial(s). Title of paper. In: Surname editor Initial(s), editor. Title of the conference. Place: Publisher; Year. Pages.

In a reference list

Nørvåg K. Space-efficient support for temporal text indexing in a document archive context. In: Koch T, Sølvberg I, editors. Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. 7th European Conference, ECDL 2003. Berlin: Springer; 2003. p. 511-22.

In text

(6)

In EndNote

Add as “Book Section”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Editor (use “enter” between each editor if more than one), Book Title, Place Published, Publisher, Pages.

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Title of article. Title of newspaper. Date:Pages.

In a reference list

Ringen S. La ikke Erna Solberg rasere det lokale folkestyre. Aftenposten. 2004 Mar 25:10.

In text

(7)

In EndNote

Add as “Newspaper article”.

Fill out the fields: Reporter, Year, Title, Newspaper, Issue Date. (Adaption: Use the Issue Date field for: Date:Pages)

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Title of dissertation or thesis [type of dissertation/thesis]. Place: Publisher; Year.

In a reference list

Hasund IK. The discourse markers like in English and liksom in Norwegian teenage language : A corpus-based, cross-linguistic study [dissertation]. Bergen: University of Bergen; 2003.

In text

 (8)

In EndNote

Add as “Thesis”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Place Published, University, Thesis Type.

Structure/template

NOU Year: number. Title. Place: Publisher; Year.

In a reference list

NOU 2010: 13. Arbeid for helse: Sykefravær og utstøting i helse- og omsorgssektoren. Oslo: Departementenes servicesenter, Informasjonsforvaltning; 2010.

In text

(9)

In EndNote

Add as “Government Document”.

Fill out the fields: Author (add NOU year: number as author with a comma at the end), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher.

Structure/template

Designation number (session). Title. Place: Publisher; Year.

In a reference list

Meld. St. 29 (2012-2013). Morgendagens omsorg. Oslo: Helse- og omsorgsdepartementet; 2013.

In text

(10)

In EndNote

Add as “Government Document”.

Fill out the fields: Author (add designation number (session) as author with a comma at the end), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher.

Structure/template

Title. Place: Publisher; Year.

In a reference list

Lov av 12. mai 1961 nr. 2 om opphavsrett til åndsverk m.v. Oslo: Kulturdepartementet; 1961.

In text

(11)

In EndNote

Retrieved from printed sources: Add as “Government Document”.

Fill out the fields: Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher.

Retrieved from the Internet: Add as “Web Page”.

Structure/template

Organization. Standard No. Title of the standard [Internet]. Place: Publisher; Year [cited date]. Available from: http://

In a reference list

International Organization for Standardization. ISO Standard No. 10821. Industrial sewing machines — Safety requirements for sewing machines, units and systems [Internet]. Geneva: ISO; 2005 [cited 2015 May 20]. Available from: http://www.standard.no/no/Nettbutikk/produktkatalogen/Produktpresentasjon/?ProductID=113554

In text

(12)

In EndNote

Add as “Web Page”.

Fill out the fields: Author (with a comma after the name of the organization), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Type of Medium, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL.

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Title of the report. Place: Publisher; Date of publication. Report No.
Surname Initial(s). Title of the report [Internet]. Place: Publisher; Date of publication [cited date]. Report No. Available from: http://

In a reference list

Holm A. Nye standarder i gamle bygg. Oslo: By- og regionforskningsinstituttet NIBR; 2016. NIBR-rapport 2016:14.

In text

(13)

In EndNote

Printed report: Add as “Report”.

Fill out the fields: Author, Year, Title, Place Published, Institution, Report Number.

Retrieved from the Internet: Add as “Web Page”.

Fill out the fields: Author, Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Type of Medium, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL. (Adaption: Use the Title field for: Title. Report No.)

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Title [Internet]. Place: Publisher; Date of publication [updated date; cited date]. Available from: http:// . . .

In a reference list

Kapperud G. Utbruddsveilederen [Internet]. Oslo: Folkehelseinstituttet; 2016 [cited 2016 Jun 30]. Available from: https://www.fhi.no/nettpub/utbruddsveilederen/

In text

(14)

In EndNote

Add as “Web Page”.

Fill out the fields: Author (use “enter” between each author if more than one), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Last Update Date, Type of Medium, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL.

Structure/template

Organization or Institution. Title [Internet]. Place: Publisher; Date of publication [updated date; cited date]. Available from: http://...

In a reference list

Mattilsynet. Lokalmat [Internet]. Brumunddal: Mattilsynet; 2015 Mar 3 [updated 2017 Jun 14; cited 2017 Jun 30]. Available from: https://www.mattilsynet.no/mat_og_vann/produksjon_av_mat/Lokalmat/

In text

(15)

In EndNote

Add as “Web Page”.

Fill out the fields: Author (with a comma after the name of the organization or institution), Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Last Update Date, Type of Medium, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL.

Structure/template

Title [Internet]. Place: Publisher; Date of publication [updated date; cited date]. Available from: http://...

In a reference list

eatright.org [Internet]. Chicago: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; c2017 [cited 2017 May 27]. Available from: http://www.eatright.org/

In text

(16)

In EndNote

Add as “Web Page”.

Fill out the fields: Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Last Update Date, Type of Medium, Year Cited, Date Cited, URL.

Entry (article) with an identified author: See example book chapter.

Structure/template

Entry (article) without an identified author:

Surname Initial(s). Title of the encyclopedia. Edition – if available. Place: Publisher; Year. Title of the entry; pages.
Surname Initial(s). Title of the encyclopedia [Internet]. Edition – if available. Place: Publisher; Year. Title of the entry; [cited date]; pages. Available from: http://...

In a reference list

Dorland's illustrated medical dictionary. 32nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2012. Filamin; p. 675.   
Dorland’s illustrated medical dictionary [Internet]. 32nd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2012. Acanthocyte; [cited 2013 May 18]; p. 9. Available from: http://...

In text

(17)

In EndNote

Printed encyclopedia: Add as "Dictionary".

Fill out the fields: Year, Title, Dictionary Title, Place Published, Publisher, Pages, Edition - if applicable.

Online encyclopedia: Add as "Web Page".

Fill out the fields: Year, Title, Place Published, Publisher, Type of Medium, Edition - if applicable. Year Cited, Date Cited, URL. (Adaption: Use the Year field for: Year. Title of the entry; pages) 

Structure/template

Surname Initial(s). Title of the blog [Internet]. Place: Publisher. Date of publication. Title of the blog post; Date of publication of blog post [cited date]. Available from: http://...

In a reference list

Chaffey P. Chaffeys blogg [Internet]. Snarøya: Paul Chaffey. 2008 - . Flere kommuner sier ja; 2016 Nov 24 [cited 2017 May 10]. Available from: https://paulchaffey.blogspot.no/2016/11/flere-kommuner-sier-ja.html

In text

(18)

In EndNote

Add as "Blog".

Fill out the fields: Author, Year, Title of WebLog, Place Published, Publisher, Access Year, Access Date, URL. (Adaption: Use the Year field for: Date of publication. Title of the blog post; Date of publication of blog post)

Examples of reference list in Vancouver style

Examples of reference list in Vancouver style

1. Dybvig DD, Dybvig M. Det tenkende mennesket. Filosofi- og vitenskapshistorie med vitenskapsteori. 2nd ed. Trondheim: Tapir akademisk forlag; 2003.

2. Beizer JL, Timiras ML. Pharmacology and drug management in the elderly. In: Timiras PS, editor. Physiological basis of aging and geriatrics. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 1994. p. 279-84.

3. Kwan I, Mapstone J. Visibility aids for pedestrians and cyclists: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. Accid Anal Prev. 2004;36(3):305-12. 

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