*Unless directed otherwise, utilize American Medical Association publication style when citing sources in assignments, presentations, and posters.*

American Medical Association (AMA) Citation Style

ACP's Quick Guide to Citing in American Medical Association (AMA) Style reference guide (in PDF)

Additional AMA guides:
A print copy of the AMA Manual of Style is available in the first- and second-year lecture halls and in the library's Reference Collection. Call number: WZ 345 A511 2007

(The American Medical Association and National Library of Medicine publication styles are adapted from the style published in the Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals authored by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, ICMJE.)

Guidance on Other Citation Styles, including the American Psychological Association (APA) and Modern Language Association (MLA)


ACP's Appropriately Acknowledging Sources of Information reference guide (in PDF)

Additional plagiarism guides:

Reference Management Software


Zotero is a free, easy-to-use reference citation manager, available as an add-on to your web browser, to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Zotero is a project of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, and is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
Caution: Zotero will sometimes incorrectly record credentials as an author or editor's last name (ex. PharmD, BC for Bob Cartwright, PharmD) or capture titles or publisher information incorrectly. Check bibliographic information that Zotero software captures carefully.

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Revised: 04/17