American Veterinary Medical Association Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the American Veterinary Medical Association referencing style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
1. Last Name FN. Title. Edition. (Editor Last Name EFN, ed.). City: Publisher; 2000.
So if we want to cite “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
1. Rowling JK. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc; 1997.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author3 LastnameAF. Title. Container 2000;Volume:pages Used. Available at: URL. Accessed December 11, 2018.
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:
1. Petit C, Sieffermann J. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 2007;18:161-172. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008. Accessed December 11, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

Citing a website in American Veterinary Medical Association reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
1. Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000. Available at: https://www.example.com. Accessed December 11, 2018.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
1. Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. 2008. Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed December 11, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using American Veterinary Medical Association referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work. Here’s how to do it in American Veterinary Medical Association.
1. Lastname F. Title. 2000. Available at: http://www.example.com. Accessed December 11, 2018.
Podcast referencing example in American Veterinary Medical Association using “This American Life” episode 640:
1. This American Life. 640: Five Women. 2018. Available at: https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women. Accessed December 11, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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

An example song citation in American Veterinary Medical Association.
1. Lastname F. Song Title.; 2000. Available at: http://www.example.com. Accessed December 11, 2018.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
1. The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun.; 1969. Available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150. Accessed December 11, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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