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AMA Style Citation Examples: Articles

Find how to cite a journal (includes in-text notations example), book, eBook, magazine, newspaper, web pages, video, and DVD.

Journals

Type in the full name of the journal (EX: "Journal of the American Medical Association") to view the journal abbreviation. One word journal titles are not abbreviated. 


REFERENCE (ONE TO SIX AUTHORS)

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2. Winham DM, Armstrong Florian TL, Thompson SV. Low-income US women under-informed of the specific health benefits of consuming beans. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(1):e0147592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147592. Accessed August 1, 2016.

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3. D'Adamo C, McArdle P, Berman B, et al. Spice MyPlate: Nutrition education focusing upon spices and herbs improved diet quality and attitudes among urban high school students. Am. J. Health Promot. 2016;30(5):346-356. http://ezproxy.nwmissouri.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=cookie,ip,uid&db=s3h&AN=115356654&site=ehost-live&scope=site. Accessed July 18, 2016.

Type in the full name of the journal (EX: "Journal of the American Medical Association") to view the journal abbreviation. One word journal titles are not abbreviated. 


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ENCE (ONE TO SIX AUTHORS)[ AMA Citation for Print Journal ]

2. Hu P, Reuben DB. Effects of managed care on the length of time that elderly patients spend with physicians during ambulatory visits. Med Care. 2002;40(7):606-613.

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3. Geller AC, Venna S, Prout M, et al. Should the skin cancer examination be taught in medical school? Arch Dermatol. 2002;138(9):1201-1203.

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4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Licensure of a meningococcal conjugate vaccine (Menveo) and guidance for use--Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010;59(9):273.

Example of in-text notation

Newspapers

REFERENCE (ONE TO SIX AUTHORS)[ AMA Citation for Online Newspaper ]

1. Dillon S. Education standards likely to see toughening. New York Timeshttp://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/15/education/15educ.html. Published April 14, 2009. Accessed April 30, 2009.

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[ AMA Citation for Print Newspaper ]

1. Dillon S. Education standards likely to see toughening. New York Times. April 14, 2009: A3.

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