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AMA Style - 10th edition

Examples and information on how to create bibliographies and format student papers in the style of the American Medical Association's Manual of Style.

Format for Text Citations

Text Citations

"Each reference should be cited in the text, tables, or figures in consecutive numerical order my means of superscript arabic numerals."

  • User Arabic numbers in superscript
  • Superscript number goes outside periods and commas
  • Superscript number goes inside colons and semicolons
  • When citing more than one reference at the same place in the text place a comma (and no space) between numbers
  • Do not use ibid or op cit

Each text citation must have a corresponding reference citation that is noted with the same Arabic numeral.


Examples: Text Citations