Current Biology Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Current Biology 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 Current Biology.

How do you cite a book in the Current Biology referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Current Biology using placeholders:
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Last Name, F.N. (2000). Title Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name, ed. (City: Publisher).
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
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Rowling, J.K. (1997). Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 1st ed. (London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc).
And an in-text citation book citation in Current Biology looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Current Biology citation style?

Here’s a Current Biology journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author3 LastnameA.F. (2000). Title. Container Volume, pages Used. Available at: URL [Accessed July 16, 2019].
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 Current Biology:
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Petit, C., and Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18, 161-172. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008 [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

Citing a website in Current Biology reference style

Here’s an Current Biology example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA.F., and Author2 LastnameA.F. (2000). Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed July 16, 2019].
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. (2008). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Current Biology

Here’s a Current Biology citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName (2000). Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed July 16, 2019].
So how to cite a video Current Biology?
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Pixar (2015). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Current Biology referencing style

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 Current Biology.
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Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 16, 2019].
Podcast referencing example in Current Biology using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life (2018). 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Current Biology referencing style?

An example song citation in Current Biology.
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Lastname, F. (2000). Song Title Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 16, 2019].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Current Biology:
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The Beatles (1969). Here Comes the Sun Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed July 16, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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