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Vancouver referencing guide (Online): Images

Mae’r dudalen hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg

Chapter/Paper/Image/Chart/Table/Figure in an E-book

Author(s) (of chapter/paper/image etc).

Title (of chapter/paper/table etc).

In:

Title of book [Internet].

The edition of the book if it is not the first edition

Place of Publication:

Publisher;

Year of Publication.

[cited year month day].

Available from:

If you have adapted the image/chart/table in anyway, add [adapted] in square brackets at the end of the reference.

 

Example:

Bailey KR, Fry RC. Health effects of prenatal and early-life exposure to arsenic. In: Flora SJS, editor. Handbook of arsenic toxicology [Internet]. London: Academic Press/Elsevier; 2015 [cited 2016 Aug 17]. Available from: http://www.sciencedirect.com.openathens-proxy.swan.ac.uk/science/article/pii/B9780124186880000174

Thwaite GH. Magnification of nerve ending. In: Michaels D, editor. Introduction to neurology [Internet]. London: Oxford University Press; 2014 [cited 2017 Apr 3]. Available from: http://www.oup.com.openathens-proxy.swan.ac.uk/829475694 [adapted].

Charts/tables/figures taken from a journal article

 

Authors(s). (Surname followed by initial(s)).

Article title.

The name of the journal

Year of publication;

Volume number

(Issue number):

Inclusive page number(s) of the article.  

Title of the chart/table/figure (e.g. Table 1, Estimate UK prevalence of diabetes);

Page number for the chart/table/figure.

Available from:

 

If you have adapted the image/chart/table in anyway, add this is square brackets at the end of the reference.

Example:

Hex N, Bartlett C, Wright D, Taylor M, Varley D. Estimating the current and future costs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the UK, including direct health costs and indirect societal and productivity costs. Diabetic Medicine. 2012; 29:855–62. Table 1, Estimated UK prevalence of diabetes 2010 ⁄ 2011 and 2035 ⁄ 2036; [cited 2013 Jul 22]; p.858. Available from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1464-5491.2012.03698.x/pdf

Note: If there is no issue number, place the colon after the volume number as in the example above.

In the text, label the chart using the word Figure or tables with the word Table and allocate the numbers sequentially, e.g. Table 1. Give the chart a title. At the end of the title, give the reference a number.

Charts/tables/figures taken from an online journal article

Authors(s). (Surname, followed by initial(s)).

Article title.

The name of the journal [Internet].

Year of publication [cited date];

Volume number

(Issue number):

Inclusive page number(s) of the article.  

Title of the chart/table/figure (e.g. Table 1, Estimate UK prevalence of diabetes);

[cited Year Month Day];

Page number for the chart/table/figure.

Available from:

 

Example:

Hex N, Bartlett C, Wright D, Taylor M, Varley D. Estimating the current and future costs of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in the UK, including direct health costs and indirect societal and productivity costs. Diabetic Medicine [Internet]. 2012; 29:855–62. Table 1, Estimated UK prevalence of diabetes 2010 ⁄ 2011 and 2035 ⁄ 2036; [cited 2013 Jul 22]; p.858. Available from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1464-5491.2012.03698.x/pdf

Images and Tables

Figures include graphs, images, charts, maps, screenshots, photographs, drawing etc. Tables include text and/or numbers that are arrange in columns and rows.

When you include a figure or a table you may need to refer to the item a number of times.

  • In the caption (Above a table but below a figure).
  • In text.
  • In the reference list.

In larger documents, such as a dissertation, you need to include a separate List of Figures/List of Tables.

In text copyright statement

If you do include figures and tables please ensure you work within copyright legislation.  Further information from Swansea University can be found on our Copyright: Using Images pages.