Current Science Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Current Science style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Current Science 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 Science.

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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in Current Science

Here’s an example book citation in Current Science using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N., Title (Editor Last Name, E. F. N.ed. ), Edition. , Publisher, City, 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:
Current Science citation:
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Angelou, M., I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings 1st ed. , Random House, New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in Current Science looks like this: 1

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

How do you cite scientific papers in Current Science format?

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

Here’s a Current Science journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., Title. Container, 2000, Volume, pages Used.
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 Science:
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Petit, C. and Sieffermann, J., Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007, 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Current Science? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Current Science example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., Title. , Publisher, , 2000, January 1.
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. , The Guardian, , 2008, November 5.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video Current Science in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to Current Science, all you need it the following

Here’s a Current Science citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, Title. YouTube, , , , 2000, January 1.
So how to cite a video Current Science?
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Pixar, Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube, , , , 2015, June 3.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using Current Science referencing style

Are you listening to a podcast and you want to use it in your essay or presentation? Here’s how to cite it in Current Science

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 Science.
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Lastname, F., Title. , Publisher, , 2000, January 1.
Podcast referencing example in Current Science using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, 640: Five Women. , WBEZ Radio, , 2018, March 2.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Although citing a song might seem uncommon, there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered for both audio recordings and written song lyrics, here’s how to cite in Current Science

An example song citation in Current Science.
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Lastname, F., Song Title. Album, , , , 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Current Science:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road, , , , 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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