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From: Ida Skarson McCormick <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Citation reference code proposal
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 08:31:27 -0700
As someone who used to prepare medical journal articles for
physicians using ProCite bibliographic software ("cite while you
write" [CWYW]), I am heartily in favor of a Vancouver style option
for TMG. It is so much more economical of space and is used
worldwide. For information about this category of software, see
Francesco Dell'Orso's web site: "Bibliography Management Software:
with a Detailed Analysis of Some Packages"
--Ida Skarson McCormick, , Seattle
At 11:01 PM 7/31/2008, "John Heckels" <>
>Reading your message as the author of numerous scientific papers, what
>you have been taught is completely unfamiliar to me.
>Scientific/medical journals use either the "Harvard" or "Vancouver"
>systems of referencing. Only the "Vancouver" system uses numeric
>referencing and if the same source is quoted more than once then the
>reference number is reused. A Google for "Vancouver Reference"
>produces a huge number of hits. See for example
>www.library.uq.edu.au/training/citation/vancouv.pdf which states:-
>"The original number assigned to the reference is reused each time the
>reference is cited in the text, regardless of its previous position in
>Clearly this relates to the use of endnotes rather than footnotes.
>Being used to this system I have been irritated by TMG creating
>unecessary numbers in list of citations rather than reuse the previous
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael J. Hannah
> > Sent: 01 May 2008 20:22
> > Multiple people have proposed changes to TMG so that the
> > *same* citation footnote/endnote be referenced in the output
> > for a tag multiple times,
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