Current Genetics Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Current Genetics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Current Genetics 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 Genetics.

cite Current Genetics  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Current Genetics referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Current Genetics

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

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Current Genetics format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the Current Genetics citation format.

Here’s a Current Genetics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF (2000) Title. Container Volume:pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
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 Genetics:
Petit C, Sieffermann J (2007) Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18:161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Current Genetics style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Current Genetics

Here’s an Current Genetics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF (2000) Title. https://www.example.com. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran M (2008) Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Current Genetics in 2022

Have you discovered something while watching a Youtube channel or video and would like to know how to reference it in Current Genetics? Here’s how

Here’s a Current Genetics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName (2000) Title. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022
So how to cite a video Current Genetics?
Pixar (2015) Pizza Clip — Inside Out. In: YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Current Genetics referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Current Genetics

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 Genetics.
Lastname F (2000) Title
Podcast referencing example in Current Genetics using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life (2018) 640: Five Women
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

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

Would you like to cite more songs in your essays and have no idea how to do it? No matter if you want to cite a record, lyrics to a song, or a whole song, here’s how to easily do it in Current Genetics

An example song citation in Current Genetics.
Lastname F (2000) Song Title
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Current Genetics:
The Beatles (1969) Here Comes the Sun
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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