CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) Referencing Guide
(updated Jan 2023)


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How to do citations in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) style?

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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 CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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How do you cite a book in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) referencing style? (2023 Guide)

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

Here’s an example book citation in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) 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:
CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) 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 CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) looks like this: (1)


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How to reference a journal article in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)? Here’s how

Here’s a CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container [Internet]. 2000Jan.1 [cited 2023Jan.27];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 CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal):
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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 2023Jan.27];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)


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How to cite a website in a paper in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) style?

If you’re writing a research paper, you’ll likely do a fair amount of research online. If you have websites that you want to use as sources for your paper in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), follow this simple guide

Here’s an CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. 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 2023Jan.27]. 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 CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) in 2023

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

Here’s a CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title [Internet]. YouTube. 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out [Internet]. YouTube. 2015 [cited 2023Jan.27]. 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 CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

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 CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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Lastname F. Title [Internet]. Publisher; 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women [Internet]. WBEZ Radio; 2018 [cited 2023Jan.27]. Available from: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (1)

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How to cite a piece of music or a song using CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal)

An example song citation in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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Lastname F. Song Title [Internet]. Album. 2000 [cited 2023Jan.27]. Available from: http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal):
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun [Internet]. Abbey Road. 1969 [cited 2023Jan.27]. 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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