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10th edition AMA Citation Style Basics: Home

AMA Manual of Style

This guide is intended as a basic introduction to the AMA citation style.

Please consult the AMA Manual of Style eBook (10th or 11th) for more examples and in-depth information. 


This guide was adapted from the Citation Help for AMA guide created by the College of St. Scholastica.

10th edition AMA Overview

This guide provides basic information about the 10th edition American Medical Association (AMA) citation style. 

  •          Reference Formats: Examples and explanations for citing some of the more common sources in your Reference List
  •          In-Text Citations: How to cite your references in the text of your paper
  •          Reference List: How to format the reference list at the end of the paper


Note:  This guide is not a replacement for the AMA Manual of Style 10th edition which can be accessed electronically (see box to the left) or in the HPD Library on reserve at WZ 345 A511 2007. Please consult the AMA Manual of Style for authoritative information in greater detail. Also feel free to ask a librarian for more help.