American Medical Association Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How to do citations in American Medical Association style?

This is the Citationsy guide to American Medical Association citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in American Medical Association.

cite American Medical Association  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the American Medical Association referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in American Medical Association

Here’s an example book citation in American Medical Association using placeholders:
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Last Name FN. Title. Edition. (Editor Last Name EFN, ed.). City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
American Medical Association citation:
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Angelou M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st ed. New York: Random House; 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Medical Association looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the American Medical Association citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in American Medical Association format?

Use the following template to cite a journal article using the American Medical Association citation format.

Here’s a American Medical Association journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container. 2000;Volume(Issue):pages Used. doi:DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in American Medical Association:
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Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007;18(1):161-172. doi:10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in American Medical Association style?

When listing Internet sources in your References or Works Cited, the most important thing to remember is that your goal is to make it easy for a reader to check and consult your sources. Here’s how to cite a website in American Medical Association

Here’s an American Medical Association example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. https://www.example.com. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed September 29, 2022.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Published November 5, 2008. Accessed September 29, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video American Medical Association in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in American Medical Association

Here’s a American Medical Association citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed September 29, 2022.
So how to cite a video American Medical Association?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Published June 3, 2015. Accessed September 29, 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using American Medical Association referencing style

To cite a podcast episode in American Medical Association, all you need to do is the following

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in American Medical Association.
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Lastname F. Title. January 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed September 29, 2022.
Podcast referencing example in American Medical Association using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women. March 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed September 29, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using American Medical Association referencing style?

Citing a song or album accessed through an online streaming service in American Medical Association is pretty straight forward, this is all you need:

An example song citation in American Medical Association.
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Lastname F. Song Title.; 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed September 29, 2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Medical Association:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun.; 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed September 29, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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