Current Protocols journals Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Current Protocols journals 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 Protocols journals.

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

Here’s an example book citation in Current Protocols journals using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. 2000. Title, Edition. E. F. N. Editor Last Name, ed. Publisher, City.
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:
Rowling, J. K. 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation book citation in Current Protocols journals looks like this: (Rowling, 1997)

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

Here’s a Current Protocols journals journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Container Volume:pages Used. Available at: URL [Accessed July 22, 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 Protocols journals:
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 22, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

Citing a website in Current Protocols journals reference style

Here’s an Current Protocols journals example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000. Title. Available at: https://www.example.com [Accessed July 22, 2019].
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. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 [Accessed July 22, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Current Protocols journals

Here’s a Current Protocols journals citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName 2000. Title. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX [Accessed July 22, 2019].
So how to cite a video Current Protocols journals?
Pixar 2015. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ [Accessed July 22, 2019].
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Current Protocols journals 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 Protocols journals.
Lastname, F. 2000. Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 22, 2019].
Podcast referencing example in Current Protocols journals using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life 2018. 640: Five Women. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women [Accessed July 22, 2019].
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 Protocols journals referencing style?

An example song citation in Current Protocols journals.
Lastname, F. 2000. Song Title. Available at: http://www.example.com [Accessed July 22, 2019].
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Current Protocols journals:
The Beatles 1969. Here Comes the Sun. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150 [Accessed July 22, 2019].
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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