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How to cite using AMA in the Health Sciences: Merck Index Online

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

Format, Example and Tips - The Merck Index Online

Drug Monograph - elements to include and formatting

Drug Name. In: Specific database title. Publisher. Publication date (if available). Updated date. Accessed date. URL (no period after the URL)

Topic - Example

  1. Vanilmandelic Acid. In: Merck Index Online. Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp. Updated 2013. Accessed September 2, 2022. https://www-rsc-org.uml.idm.oclc.org/Merck-Index/monograph/m11391/vanilmandelic%20acid?q=authorize

Tips

  • Sometimes the updated/published dates are not available; look for 'Last Revised' near the bottom of the page 

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.