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Citation Style Guide: AMA

This guide provides citation and bibliography assistance. Includes APA, MLA, and Chicago style examples.

American Medical Association Style

  • Link to the American Medical Association Manual Online.    (Off campus users, log in with NYU net id and password).

  • The print copy AMA manual of style: a guide for authors and editors (Tenth edition) is located at Bobst First Floor Reference
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Citing PRINT and ELECTRONIC Sources (AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION STYLE)

PRINT EXAMPLES 

Reference Type

In Reference List

Book: 1 author

Batavia M. Contraindications in physical rehabilitation: Doing no harm. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier; 2006.

Book: up to 6 Authors

 

Hoskins CN, Haber J, Budin, WC. Breast Cancer: Journey to Recovery. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company; 2001.

Book: more than 6 Authors

 

Simon LS, Lipman AG, Jacox AK, et al. Pain in Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Juvenile Chronic Arthritis. 2nd ed. Glenview, IL: American Pain Society; 2002.

Book: Editor, Translator, or Compiler (instead of author)

Mezey MD, ed. The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company; 2001.

 

Book: Chapter

 

Mitty EL. Assisted living. In: Mezey MD, ed. The Encyclopedia of Elder Care: The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company; 2001:73-75.

Journal Article, up to 6 Authors

Jacobs J, Kahana MJ, Ekstrom AD, Fried I. Brain oscillations control timing of single-neuron activity in humans. J Neurosci. 2007;27(14):3839-3844.

Journal Article, more than 6 Authors

Pastorelli LM, Wells S, Fray M, et al. Genetic analyses reveal a requirement for Dicer1 in the mouse urogenital tract. Mamm Genome. 2009;20(3):140-151.

Popular Magazine Article

Cose E. What the revolution was for. Newsweek. 2002;139(19):41.

Newspaper Article

Brody J. Query for aging patients: How much do you drink? New York Times. December 16, 2008:D7.

Thesis or Dissertation

 

Sengupta S. Chemical and Biological Approaches to Identify Vertebrate Tissue Regeneration Pathways  [dissertation]. Corvallis: Oregon State University; 2011. 

Audiovisual Materials

 

Moyers B. On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying [videotape]. New York, NY: Thirteen/WNET; 2000.

 

ELECTRONIC EXAMPLES

Reference Type    

In Reference List

Electronic Book

 

Pollan M. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York, NY: Penguin Press; 2006. http://books.google.com/books?id=Qh7dkdVsbDkC&lpg=PP1&dq=subject%3A%22Health%20%26%20Fitness%22&as_brr=3&pg=PP12#v=onepage&q&f=false. Accessed March 3, 2011.

Online Journal Article w/ DOI

Bear-Lehman J. A word about qualitative research. J Hand Ther. 2002;15(1):85-86. doi:10.1053/hanthe.2002.v15.01585.

Online Journal Article w/o DOI

Fulmer T. How to try this: Fulmer SPICES. Am J Nurs. 2007;107(10):40-48. http://www.nursingcenter.com/pdf.asp?AID=743877. Accessed March 3, 2011.

Online Report

 

World Health Organization. Equitable access to essential medicines: a framework for collective action. http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2004/WHO_EDM_2004.4.pdf. Published March 2004. Accessed March 3, 2011.

Online Newspaper Article

Brody J. Query for aging patients: How much do you drink? New York Times. December 16, 2008:D7. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/16/health/16brod.html. Accessed March 3, 2011.

Web Site

About CDC Director. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. http://www.cdc.gov/about/leadership/director.htm.
Updated December 29, 2010. Accessed March 3, 2011.