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Vancouver reference style (based on Citing Medicine): Lecture notes

A guide to using the Vancouver citation style for in text citations and reference lists.

Lecture notes and other printed material provided by lecturers


Lecture notes and other print material provided by lecturers during a lecture, or as course notes

If the printed material is written by the lecturer cite it in the body of your text using a number in the usual way and include it in your list of references.

Example of format for your reference list:

Smith JB. Anatomy of the head and neck [unpublished lecture notes]. University of Western Australia; notes provided at lecture given 2017 May 11.

(In this example, the lecturer provided a lecture title on the notes)




Smith JB. [Unpublished lecture notes on anatomy of the head and neck]. University of Western Australia; notes provided at lecture 2017 May 11.

(In this example, the lecturer did not provide a title on the notes, so you have indicated the subject of the lecture)


Important Note: Always check with your assignment marker or unit coordinator if it is acceptable to reference this type of material.





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