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American Medical Association (AMA) Style

AMA Manual of Style  Call Number: R119 .A 533 2007

This handbook provides medical writers and editors with guidance in manuscript preparation, writing style, reference formatting, and more. 

Other AMA resources:

Example Citations: 

  • Journal Article (Print)
    • Author(s) Last Name First Initial. Title of article. Abbreviated journal title. Year;Volume(issue): Inclusive page numbers. 
  • Journal Article (Online) 
    • Author(s) Last Name First Initial. Title of article. Abbreviated journal title. Year;Volume(issue):pages. doi:XXX-XXX. 
  • Website 
    • Author or responsible body. Title of item cited. Name of website (If different from the author). URL. Published date. Updated date. Accessed date.

Purdue Owl

Purdue University has an excellent online writing lab (Purdue Owl) that assists students with academic writing. Purdue Owl has citation guides at