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How to cite using AMA in the Health Sciences: Book - edited

This guide covers the basics of the American Medical Association's (AMA) citation style.

Format, Example and Tips - Book - edited

Elements to include and formatting

Editor(s), ed. Book Title. Edition number (do not indicate 1st edition). City, State (or, Province or Country) of publication: Publisher name; most recent copyright year.

Example

  1. Tatro DS, ed. Drug Interaction Facts: The  Authority on Drug Interactions. Wolters Kluwer; 2011.

Tips

  • Pay attention to your capitalization in book titles. When citing an entire book, all major words in the title should be capitalized. 
  • Book title should be in italics.

Questions?

Questions about the AMA Manual of Style? 

Contact the librarians at the
NJM Health Sciences Library
healthlibrary@umanitoba.ca
200 level, Brodie Centre

Acknowledgement

The content and design of this page was copied and adapted from the guide "AMA Style: the Basics for Pharmacy Writing" written and developed by Caitlin Carter, University of Waterloo Library.