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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.


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


  • 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 about the AMA Manual of Style? 

Contact the librarians at the
NJM Health Sciences Library
200 level, Brodie Centre


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.