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AMA Citation Style
American Medical Association Manual of Style, 9th edition

Follow these color codes:
Author(s) Date Title of Book Title of Article Title of Periodical
Volume Pages Place of Publication Publisher Other Information



Book

1.  Okuda M, Okuda D. Star Trek Chronology: The History of the Future.
     New York: Pocket Books; 1993.


Journal or Magazine Article (with volume numbers)

2.  Wilcox RV. Shifting roles and synthetic women in Star trek: the
     next generation.
Stud Pop Culture. 1991;13:53-65.


Newspaper, Magazine or Journal Article (without volume numbers)

3.  Di Rado A. Trekking through college: classes explore modern
     society using the world of Star trek.
Los Angeles Times. March
     15, 1995:
A3.


Encyclopedia Article

4.  Sturgeon T. Science fiction. In: Lorimer LT, editorial director;
     Cummings C, ed-in-chief; Leish KW, managing ed.
The Encyclopedia
      Americana
.
Vol 24. International ed. Danbury, Conn: Grolier
      Incorporated;
1995:390-392.


Book Article or Chapter

5.  James NE. Two sides of paradise: the Eden myth according to Kirk
     and Spock.
In: Palumbo D, ed. Spectrum of the Fantastic. Westport,
     Conn:
Greenwood; 1988:219-223.


ERIC Document

6.  Fuss-Reineck M. Sibling Communication in Star Trek: The Next
     Generation: Conflicts Between Brothers.
Miami, Fla: Annual Meeting
     of the Speech Communication Association;
1993. ERIC Document
     Reproduction Service ED364932.


Website

7.  Lynch T. DSN trials and tribble-ations review. Psi Phi: Bradley's
      Science Fiction Club Web site.
1996. Available at:
     http://www.bradley.edu/campusorg/psiphi/DS9/ep
     /503r.htm.
Accessed October 8, 1997.


Journal Article on the Internet

8.  McCoy LH. Respiratory changes in Vulcans during pon farr. J Extr
     Med
[serial online]. 1999;47:237-247. Available at:
     http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_li_liu.
Accessed April 7,
     1999.


Notes

  • Items are listed numerically in the order they are cited in the text.
  • If you are using a typewriter and cannot use italics, then use underlining.
  • Authors: use initials of first and second names with no spaces. Include up to six authors. If there are more than six, include the first three, followed by et al. If no author is given, start with the title.
  • Books: include the edition statement (ex: 3rd ed. or Rev ed.) between the title and place if it is not the first edition.
  • Place: use abbreviations of states, not postal codes.
  • Journals: abbreviate titles as shown in Index Medicus. If the journal does not paginate continuously through the volume, include the month (and day).
  • Websites: include the name of the webpage, the name of the entire website, the full date of the page (if available), and the date you looked at it.
  • The rules concerning a title within a title are not displayed here for purposes of clarity. See the printed version of the manual for details.
  • For documents and situations not listed here, see the printed version of the manual. A similar styleguide is the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals

  • Other Styles


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