JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) style?

This is the Citationsy guide to JAMA (The Journal of the 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 JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association).

cite JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)  — Referencing Guide



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

One of the most cited mediums is of course books. Here’s how to cite a book in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)

Here’s an example book citation in JAMA (The Journal of the 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:
JAMA (The Journal of the 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 JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) format?

Citing a research paper or journal article in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) is pretty straightforward. Here’s how

Here’s a JAMA (The Journal of the 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 JAMA (The Journal of the 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 JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)

Here’s an JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. https://www.example.com. Published January 1, 2000. Accessed October 4, 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 October 4, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) in 2022

To cite a YouTube video, channel, or comment according to JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association), all you need it the following

Here’s a JAMA (The Journal of the 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 October 4, 2022.
So how to cite a video JAMA (The Journal of the 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 October 4, 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) referencing style

Are you listening to a history, philosophy, or literature podcast and you want to cite it in a presentation or research paper. Here’s how to do it in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)

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 JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association).
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Lastname F. Title. January 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed October 4, 2022.
Podcast referencing example in JAMA (The Journal of the 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 October 4, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)

An example song citation in JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association).
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Lastname F. Song Title.; 2000. http://www.example.com. Accessed October 4, 2022.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in JAMA (The Journal of the 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 October 4, 2022.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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