Canadian Family Physician Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in Canadian Family Physician style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Canadian Family Physician citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Canadian Family Physician.

cite Canadian Family Physician  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Canadian Family Physician referencing style? (2022 Guide)

A book citation in Canadian Family Physician always includes the author name(s), the publication year, the book title, and the publisher. Here’s an example

Here’s an example book citation in Canadian Family Physician using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. Editor Last Name EFN, editor. City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Canadian Family Physician citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Canadian Family Physician looks like this: (1)

How to reference a journal article in the Canadian Family Physician citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Canadian Family Physician format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Canadian Family Physician citation format.

Here’s a Canadian Family Physician journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2022Sep.25];Volume(Issue):pages Used. Available from: URL
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Canadian Family Physician:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. [Internet]. 2007Jan.1 [cited 2022Sep.25];18(1):161-72. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a website in a paper in Canadian Family Physician style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in Canadian Family Physician

Here’s an Canadian Family Physician example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [Internet]. The Guardian; 2008 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a YouTube video Canadian Family Physician in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Canadian Family Physician

Here’s a Canadian Family Physician citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Canadian Family Physician?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a podcast using Canadian Family Physician referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Canadian Family Physician

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Canadian Family Physician.
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Canadian Family Physician using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Canadian Family Physician referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in Canadian Family Physician is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in Canadian Family Physician.
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Canadian Family Physician:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2022Sep.25]. Available from: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)


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