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Citation Tools: Articles

Online Journal and Magazine Articles (AMA)

  1. Author’s name(s). Title of the article and subtitle. Abbreviated name of journal. Year; Volume number(issue number, part or supplement number when pertinent): Page number(s). DOI or URL. Date published (if available). Date updated (if applicable). Date accessed (if citing with a URL).

*note if the doi number is available, use the doi instead of the url. If the doi is used, date accessed is not required.

Example with doi number:

  1. Link M. Evaluation and initial treatment of supraventricular tachycardia. New England Journal of Medicine. October 11, 2012;367(15):1438-1448. doi:1056/NEJMcp1111259.

*note use the URL from the journal publisher's website

Example without doi number:

  1. Gronbech JM, Andersen S, Ryg J, Masud T. Novel use of the Nintendo Wii board for measuring isometric lower limb strength: a reproducible and valid method in older adults. PLoS ONE. 2015;10(10):1-11. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0138660. Published October 7, 2015. Accessed October 26, 2016.

Print Journal Articles (AMA)

  1. Author’s name(s). Title of the article and subtitle. Abbreviated name of journal. Year; Volume number(issue number, part or supplement number when pertinent): Page number(s).

Example:

  1. Rainier S, Thomas D, Tokarz D, et al. Myofibrillogenesis regulator 1 gene mutations cause paroxysmal dystonic choreoathetosis. Arch Neurol. 2004; 61(7): 1025-1029.

Example of citing parts on an issue:

  1. McCormick MC, Kass B, Elixhauser A, Thompson J, Simpson L. Annual report on access to and utilization of health care for children and youth in the United States: 1999. Pediatrics. 2000;105(1, pt 3): 219-230.

Newspaper Articles (AMA)

  1. Author name. Title of article. Name of newspaper. Date:Section (if applicable) Page number.

Example:

  1. Wolfe W. State's mail-order drug plan launched. Minneapolis Star Tribune. May 14, 2004:1B.

*note: for online newspapers use the same format just add the URL at the end