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Pharmaceutical Sciences: Referencing & Writing

Vancouver Citation Style

Vancouver Style is a numbered style, where a number is allocated to a source in the order in which it is cited in the text (if it is cited again, the same number is used). The School of Pharmacy uses Vancouver style, common in medical and scientific writing.

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Finding Journal Abbreviations or Full Names

Scientific Writing

Options for Managing References

Tips on choosing and using citation styles (also called referencing styles) plus using systems such as EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley.

Avoiding Plagiarism

The University of Otago takes plagiarism seriously.  These resources will help you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.

Student Learning Development

For students at all levels. Student Learning Development provides guides and workshops to help polish writing and study skills, improve time management, prepare for exams, and be confident in oral presentations.