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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.

Journal articles

General format

  1. Author AA, Author BB, Author CC. Title of article: article subtitle. Abbreviated Journal Title. Year;Volume(Issue):Pages. doi:10.XXXXXX or Accessed Month DD, YYYY. URL

Examples

  1. Drummond P. Triggers of motion sickness in migraine sufferers. Headache. 2005;45(6):656-656. doi:10.1111/j.1526-4610.2005.05132.x
  2. Abstracts of the 51st Workshop for Pediatric Research. Mol Cell Pediatr. 2015;2(suppl 1):A1-A30. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://www.molcellped.com/supplements/2/S1/all
  3. Glauser TA. Integrating clinical trial data into clinical practice. Neurology. 2002;58(12)(suppl 7):S6-S12. doi:10.1212/WNL.58.12_suppl_7.S6
  4. Tritchler DL, Sucheston L, Chanda P, Ramanathan M. Information metrics in genetic epidemiology. Stat Appl Genet Mol Biol. 2011;10(1):Article 12. doi:10.2202/1544-6115.1569

Style notes

  • If no authors are listed, begin the citation with the title of the article.
  • Format articles without a volume as Year;(Issue):Pages or without an issue as Year;Volume:Pages. For journals that do not have volume and issue numbers, include the date the article was posted online, followed by the page numbers e.g. April 2002:518. For articles published online before being assigned volume, issue or page numbers, include the words 'published online' and the date, e.g. Published online August 10, 2020. 
  • Some online articles will have an e-locator (e.g. ' CD007160', 'e11' or 'Article 52') instead of page numbers. Include these in place of the page numbers.
  • For articles with supplement or part numbers, place these inside brackets instead of the issue number or in addition e.g. Volume(pt 1) or Volume(issue)(suppl 2).
  • Only include an ‘accessed date’ and URL for an online article where no DOI is available.
  EndNote fields   Reference elements

 To create an EndNote reference manually, use the ‘Journal Article’ or 'Electronic Article' reference types.

Use the EndNote fields corresponding to the reference elements.

Author   Author
Title   Article title
Journal   Journal name
Year   Year of publication
Volume   Volume number
Issue   Issue
Part/supplement   Part/supplement number
Pages   Page range or e-locator
DOI   DOI
Date accessed (use the Electronic Article type)   Accessed date - Month DD, YYYY
(use only if DOI is not available)
URL (use the Electronic Article type)   URL (use only if DOI is not available)