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Academic modules are an ingenious culmination of various assignments and tasks that students are required to accomplish with sheer brilliance and perfection. Yes, all these assignments are complicated and difficult to accomplish with absolute excellence. However, most of these assignments being the scholarly documents like dissertation, thesis, case studies, research papers, etc. the major problem or restriction that students face is regarding accomplishing these assignments along with all their attributes perfectly. Any scholarly document is not all about the content it carries instead it requires the students to create the document with proper structure and one such attribute of the structure that gets students confused is the creation of a referencing list, bibliography, citations, etc. Therefore, to help students in generating a perfect list of references and citations, we bring to you this article that deals with generating a Vancouver style referencing.
As we all are aware that academic assignments like case studies, dissertations, thesis, research papers, etc. are all research based scholarly documents that a student has to accomplish during his/her academic endeavour. Now the researches included in these assignments could be primary research, conducted by the student on own, or these could be researches or documents authored by other people. Now, when you use external sources of information in your article, for instance, using the research conducted by some other person, or using some information from a book, a journal, an article, etc. then you need to mention it in your document so as to make it credible and authentic. Now, you must think that what is the need of referencing, therefore we bring to some important insights on the need for accurate referencing:
This is the most common query with which many students approach us. We completely understand that there are many similar sounding and confusing attributes to a scholarly document which confuse students. The most common mistake that students often commit is to use the two distinct attributes of references and citations interchangeably and that creates problem. So, to make things a little clearer, let us see what these two attributes are and how are they different:
Now, coming to the main part of the article – writing a reference accurately. References are the standard way of mentioning a source used in a document and hence they have to be created following a standard template. Before, diving in to the details about writing various types of references, let us see what constitute as some of the common and most important sources used in any document:
All these distinct sources require different style of referencing. However, some of the information being included in a reference remain common, and the essential information that must be accumulated before using the source in any document are:
It must be remembered that the information cited in a reference must be accurate and authentic. Therefore, it is highly suggested to maintain a log of all the sources of information being used in a document and including the critical information related to them. A compact and accurate data of sources will help you in creating the referencing list more accurately and with ease.
When a student is assigned with any scholarly document like a dissertation, a thesis, a research paper, a case study, etc. he/she is generally advised by the teacher to follow a set template. However, many a times, the task is assigned without mentioning the particulars about the details and this creates problems for the students. However, while accomplishing any research based document, there are many attributes to it which need perfect complication. And one such attribute which is essential to all the research documents are the referencing list. In lieu of any particular directive, the most common style of referencing adopted by professionals is the Vancouver style referencing list. This style has been considered as the most convenient and simple method of generating a referencing list. Some of the most prominent features of a Vancouver style of referencing are:
By now, we have understood the importance of maintaining a reference list in a document. And to make the pattern of referencing more clearer to the students, we bring to you some important referencing patterns used for some common sources of information.
Reference of a Book: A book is the most common source of information while creating any document or working on an assignment, therefore, we bring to you the pattern of referencing a book in a document:
Example: John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, United Kingdom, 1848.
Reference of a Book from online source: The pattern remains the same as above, just include the URL which you have used to gain access to the book.
Example: John Stuart Mill, Principles of Political Economy, United Kingdom, 1848,https://www.gutenberg.org/files/30107/30107-pdf.pdf.
Reference of a Chapter in a Book: When one uses multiple information from the same book then it needs to be specified which chapter is being used in inferring the particular information. Therefore the pattern of the using a book chapter reference in a document is:
Example: Daniel Kahneman, The Associative Machine, Thinking Fast and Slow, United States of America, 2011, p. 354 – 389.
Reference of a Journal Article: Journal articles are great source of information and are highly appreciated when included in a document. Therefore, we bring to you the right pattern to include a journal reference in your document:
Example: Arush Lal, Barbara Bulc, Marlene Joannie Bewa, Changing the Narrative: Responsibility for youth engagement is a two- way street, The Lancet, 2019, Vol 3, p. 673 – 675.