This is a general guide to creating citations in AMA 10th style. Visit the tabs below for formatting guidelines and examples of a variety of source types.
In-text Citations: Information found in this tab will teach you how to create citations within the body of your paper.
Reference List: Use this tab to find formatting guidelines for citing specific source types in AMA. Also included in this tab are example citations for each source type.
Formatting Your Paper: Learn how to properly format a research paper according to AMA 10th edition guidelines.
Information on Using Images Found on the Web: Before you grab any image from the internet to use in your research assignment, consult this tab to learn how to avoid copyright infringement and find free-to-use images on the web.
Center for Writing and Academic Achievement: Need help with writing your paper? Contact the staff at the CWAA, or visit this tab to find helpful information about tutoring schedules and how to make an appointment with a writing expert.
Need additional assistance? Contact a research librarian, or consult one of the web resources listed below.
Why Cite Sources?
When do I need to cite?
You need to acknowledge whenever you borrow quotes or ideas. The following are when you need to cite:
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