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WHSL Vancouver Citation Style Guide for Theses, Dissertations and Research Reports: Images

Replaces the section on citations (references) in the official Faculty of Health Sciences Style Guide for Theses, Dissertations and Research Reports


Photographs, tables, images from the Web or from books or journal articles, all need acknowledgement (and therefore citation) unless they are your own original work. 

Image from Journal

In Text

Heart Guidelines

         Figure 2

Acute Coronary Syndromes: Interface between Patient and Physician²

In Reference List

2. Anderson, J.L., Adams, C.D., Antman, E.M., et al. 2007. Image from: ACC/AHA 2007 guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina/non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 50(7): e1-e157. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2007.02.013 



Image from Book

In Text


       Figure 3

Normal Skin from Palm¹

In Reference List

1. Sterry, W., Paus, R. & Bergdorf, W. Image from: Clinical companions dermatology. Stuttgart: Thieme, 2006, p.3. Available: [Accessed 28.12.2012]


Image from the Web

In Text

Diagramme of heart 

            Figure 1

Basic Composition of the Human Heart¹

In Reference List

1. Make-up of the heart. Diagramme available: [Accessed 28.12.2012]



Table from Journal

In Text


      Table 1³

In Reference List

3. Flagg, E.W. & Weinstock, H. 2011. Table from: Incidence of Neonatal Herpes simplex virus infections in the United States, 2006. Pediatrics 127(1): e1-e18. doi: 10.1542/peds/2010-0134