This is the Vancouver style for referencing, used at the Univerity of Portsmouth within the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences and the Radiography departments.

This guide is modelled on Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2nd edition). You may wish to consult this source directly for additional information or examples.

Standard Format

Author AA. Title of lecture [Format]. Place of publication: Publisher; Year of publication [cited YYYY Mon DD]. Available from: website address


Cloe J. The normal distribution [lecture notes on Internet]. Melbourne: Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences; 2020 [cited 2020 Apr 26]. Available from: