Guide: How to cite a Book in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") style

Guide: How to cite a Book in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") style

Cite A Book in Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the Vancouver (brackets, no "et al.") 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 (brackets, no "et al.") 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. City: Publisher; Year Published. 

Example:

1. Conroy S. History of Virtualization | Everything VM [Internet]. Everythingvm.com. 2010 [cited 29 April 2015]. Available from: http://www.everythingvm.com/content/history-virtualization

In-text citation

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

Template

[1]

Example

When you think of the beginning of Server Virtualization, companies like VMWare may come to mind. The thing you may not realize is Server Virtualization actually started back in the early 1960’s and was pioneered by companies like General Electric (GE), Bell Labs, and International Business Machines (IBM). [1]

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