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Vancouver (AMA 11th) referencing

This guide is intended to assist Bond students in preparing references for their assignments. It is based on the AMA Manual of Style, 11th Edition, Chapter 3.0 - References, with minor additions to reflect student assignment requirements.

Books, ebooks and chapters

Authored and edited books and ebooks

General format

  1. Author AA, Author BB. Title of Book: Subtitle. Edition if higher than the first. Publisher; Year. Accessed Month DD, YYYY. URL
  1. Editor AA, Editor BB, eds. Title of Book: Subtitle. Edition if higher than the first. Publisher; Year. Accessed Month DD, YYYY. URL

Examples

  1. Standring S, ed. Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. 40th ed. Churchill Livingstone; 2008.
  2. Wilkinson, D, Savulescu, J. Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children. Elsevier; 2018. Accessed July 20, 2021. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537987
  3. Gilstrap LC, Cunningham FG, Van Dorsten J, eds. Operative Obstetrics. 2nd ed. McGraw-Hill; 2002.
  EndNote fields   Reference elements

 To create an EndNote reference manually, use the ‘Book’, 'Electronic Book' or 'Edited Book' reference type.

Use the EndNote fields corresponding to the reference elements.

Author or editor   Author or editor
Title   Title of book: subtitle
Edition   Edition if higher than the first
Publisher   Publisher
Year   Year of publication
Date accessed (use the Electronic Book type)   Accessed date
URL (use the Electronic Book type)   URL

Chapter within a book

General format

Author AA, Author BB. Title of the chapter. In: Editor AA, Editor BB, eds. Title of Book: Subtitle. Edition if higher than the first. Publisher; Year:Chapter number or pages if available. Accessed Month DD, YYYY. URL

Example

  1. Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, eds. The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer. McGraw-Hill; 2002:93-113.

Style notes

  • For the chapter title, capitalise the first word of the title, any proper nouns and acronyms.
  • If page numbers for an ebook are not present, include the chapter number instead, if available.
  EndNote fields   Reference elements

 To create an EndNote reference manually, use the ‘Book Section’ reference type.

Use the EndNote fields corresponding to the reference elements.

Author   Chapter author
Title   Title of chapter
Editor   Book editor/s
Book title   Book title and subtitle
Edition   Edition if higher than the first
Publisher   Publisher
Year   Year of publication
Pages (or chapter)   Page numbers (or chapter if available)
DOI   DOI
Date   Accessed date - Month DD, YYYY
(use only if DOI is not available)
URL   URL (use only if DOI is not available)

Dictionary entry

Reference a dictionary entry as a chapter within a book.

  1. Biliary calculus. In: O'Toole MT, ed. Mosby's Medical Dictionary. 9th ed. Elsevier Mosby; 2013:203.
  2. Nairovirus. In: Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary. Elsevier Health Sciences; 2011:1230.

                            To create an EndNote reference manually, use the 'Book Section' or 'Electronic Book Section' reference types – see above.