Canadian Family Physician Referencing Guide
(updated Jul 2024)


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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.

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How do you cite a book in the Canadian Family Physician referencing style? (2024 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)


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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 2024Jul.19];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: