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AMA Manual of Style Guide (10th)

This guide will assist you with the AMA Manual of Style (10th edition)

Citing other resources with the AMA Format

The AMA Manual of Style (10th) is in the library WZ 345 A511m 2007


Example of Government/Organization Reports:

Jacob Siegel; Administration on Aging. Aging into the 21st century. Published May 31, 1996. Accessed July 9, 2014.

US Department of Health and Human Services. Protection of human subjects. 45 CFR 46. Revised November 13, 2001. Effective December 13, 2001. Accessed February 27, 2004.


Example of a Database:

PDQ: NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute,; 1996. Updated December 18, 2001. Accessed April 29, 2004.


Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, OMIM. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2000. Accessed December 6, 2005.


Example of a Book on CD-ROM

Alberts B, Johnson A, Lewis J. Raff M, Roberts K, Walter P. Molecular Biology of the Cell [CD-ROM]. 4th ed. New York, NY: Garland Science; 2002.


Example of an Online Newspaper

Weiss R. The promise of precision prescriptions. Washington Post. June 24, 2000:A1. Accessed October 10, 2001.

Perez-Pena R. Children in shelters hit hard by asthma. New York Times. March 2, 2004. Accessed March 2, 2004.

E-mail List (Listserve) Messages:

Example of an e-mail citation appearing in a running text:

There have been no subsequent reports of toxic reactions in the exposed groups (Joan Smith, MD, e-mail communication, March 29, 2004).

Example of an e-mail message cited in running text:

The Editorial Committee of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) is preparing a statement on government embargoes and scientific exchange (Margaret A. Winker, MD. WAME listserve, February 25, 2004).

Example of an e-mail thread cited in running text:

How authors learn writing skills. WAME listserve discussion. October 19-22, 2005. Authors Learn Writing Skills. Accessed July 10, 2014.