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Vancouver Referencing Style @ UCT: Conferences

Vancouver Referencing Style is extensively used in the biomedical and health sciences.

Citing Conferences




Unpublished conference paper:

  Author A. Title of the paper. Paper presented at - title of the conference. Year Month Date of the    conference; Place where the conference was held.   


  1. Lee DY. Oncothermia with chemotherapy in patients with small-cell lung cancer. Paper presented       at the Conference of the International Clinical Hyperthemia Society. 2012 Oct 12-14;       Yonsei University, Budapest.



Published conference paper (in a book):

   Author of the paper. Title of the paper. In: Editor C, editor. Title of the book in    which the conference paper is     published. Proceedings of title of the    conference; Year Month Date of the conference. Place    where the conference was held.    Place of publication of the book: Publisher; Year of publication. Start &    end page of the conference paper in the book. 


  2. Khan UK. Depression in the elderly. In: W Linford-Rees, editor. Nomifensine: a pharmacological       and clinical  profile. Proceedings of an International Symposium on Nomifensine. 1983 Oct 18-19;
      Cumberland Hotel, London. London: The Royal Society of Medicine; 1984. p. 87-91.             



Conference proceedings:
Definition: A collection of papers presented at a conference are usually published in one volume known as conference proceedings.  

   Editor A, editor. Title of the volume. Proceedings of title of the conference. Year Month Date of the    conference; Place where the conference was  held. Volume publication place: Publisher; Year of    publication.


   3. Kimura J, editor. Recent advances in clinical neurophysiology. Proceedings of the       10th International Congress of EMG and Clinical Neurophysiology. 1995 Oct 15-19; Kyoto, Japan.       Amsterdam: Elsevier; 1996.